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Beet Pancakes3-4 beets, peeled and shredded

1/4 cup whole wheat flour

salt & pepper, to taste

1/8 cup olive oil

Place beets into a bowl.  Stir flour into the beets in small amounts, until thoroughly mixed. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a frying pan and place large spoonfuls of beets in the pan, flattening into pancakes. Cook until crispy, turning once.


Serve as an appetizer, side dish or snack.

Recipe adapted from my good friend and best-selling cookbook author Mari Suzuki, of Kitchen Wizard Flexipes: Simple Time-Saving Secrets for Tasty Global Cuisine (Quick & easy recipes for more variety and nutrition…)