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Potato Pancakes and Creamy Bacon Gravy Recipe

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Dawn Steins
Added: Wednesday, February 25, 2009


You need:
6 Large Potatoes
3 Onions
2 Cups Flour
3 Eggs

Bacon Gravy
1/2 lb Bacon
Salt and Pepper to taste

Shred both potatoes and onions into a bowl. Add flour and eggs..Mix all together until they hold together when placed into a frying pan. Form into patties and fry until golden brown. Place in another pan and place in a low oven cover to stay warm until serving.

To make the Bacon Gravy first fry the bacon until crisp and place in a dish for later use. Use the bacon grease and mix in both the milk and flour in stir until you get a creamy thick constituency. Then break up the bacon into the gravy and add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve over the potato pancakes or add your own topping or eat plain..




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