The Chew cohost shares a recipe that provides a 'sweet and savory' start to the day
EGGS WITH SWEET POTATO PANCAKES
1 sweet potato, peeled and grated
½ onion, peeled and grated
½ apple, peeled, cored and grated
1 carrot, peeled and grated
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
¼ cup flour
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
1/3 cup olive oil
1. Combine sweet potato, onion, apple and carrot. Wrap mixture in cheesecloth or paper towels and wring out as much liquid as possible. Then, in a large bowl, mix together all the grated ingredients with egg whites, flour, salt and pepper.
2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, drop in enough batter to make ten 2½-to 3-in. pancakes. Fry until golden, about 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Cook eggs in a nonstick skillet until whites are set but yolks are still runny.
Adapted from the Chew cookbook.
For more recipes check out The Chew Food. Life. Fun., in stores Sept. 25, 2012.
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