Friday, February 12, 2010

Mashed Potato Scallion Pancakes

Inspired by pan-fried scallion pancakes from East Asian cuisine. Creamy potatoes and melted cheese contrast nicely with the crisp tortilla fresh out of a panini press.

Mashed Potato Scallion Pancakes
1 whole wheat tortilla
1/2 cup mashed potatoes (1 spoonful)
2 slices cheddar cheese
1/4 cup scallions, plus extra for garnish
3 onion rings

1. Spread mashed potatoes on one half of whole wheat tortilla. Layer cheese and onion rings on top, sprinkle with scallions.
2. Panini press for 3-5 minutes and garnish with fresh scallions.