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Potato Pancakes With Apple Onion Compote

Struggle Meals - "Potatoes Gonna Potate"

20
Prep Time
(minutes)
45
Cook Time
(minutes)
4
Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • Compote:
  • 3 large apples, peeled, cored and cubed in 1/4-inch dice
  • 1 small white onion, cubed in 1/4-inch dice
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup sour cream, to serve
  • Salad:
  • Zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 packet (1 teaspoon) honey
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Steps

  1. Grate potatoes, carrot and onion on a box grater. Place in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze any excess liquid. Add to a large bowl, along with chives, salt, pepper, eggs and flour. Stir together until fully combined.
  2. In a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, add oil. Scoop about 1/4 cup of potato mixture onto hot oil and slightly flatten. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Keep warm in a low oven until ready to serve.
  3. In another cast-iron on medium heat, add butter, onions and salt. Saute until onion are soft, about 5 minutes. Add apples, thyme, salt, pepper and cinnamon. Saute until apples are cooked, about 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, add the zest and juice of 1/2 lemon, Dijon, olive oil, salt, pepper and honey. Add arugula and green onion, toss until coated with dressing.
  5. To serve, top potato pancakes with compote and sour cream, and serve salad on the side.