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Parsnip Sweet Potato Pancakes

 Parsnip Sweet Potato Pancakes
"Golden brown sweet potatoes make these cakes pretty to look at and even better to eat. The green onions and thyme add an extra boost," shares Amy Short, LeSage, West Virginia.
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 pound parsnips, peeled and grated
  • 12 green onions, sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir in
  • eggs until blended. Add the sweet potatoes, parsnips and onions;
  • toss to coat.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop
  • batter by 1/4 cupfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil; press lightly
  • to flatten. Fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.