Keep me away from cookbooks! Keep me away from Foodie magazines! Keep me away from the food sites and blogs! I fall too quickly and I fall hard. I saw this recipe on food.com and that was it. I became fixated with it and could not wait to make it.
Actually the recipe is called Goat Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Pancakes with Tomato Sauce. I had little time to make these and was going to use one of my bottled tomato sauces rather than make one until I tasted one of these pancakes. No way, was I diluting, their wonderful flavors with tomato sauce. That is like putting ketchup on a delicious dish. I happened to have spinach in the house so subbed that for the zucchini. I am sure, it would be just as delicious with zucchini or other vegetables.
I am still falling for this dish and wish I had more. These are put on the top of my list for side dishes, for vegetable dishes, for savory pancakes, for everything. I love them.
- 2 cups spinach
- 1/4 cup grated yellow onions
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 2 teaspoons chopped lemon zest
- 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 (5-ounce) log goat cheese, very thinly sliced