Meyer Lemon Herbed Pancakes
Savory pancakes are a welcome change from the sweet variety at breakfast, and together with a salad or other side dish, can also make up a flavorful lunch or light dinner. The pancakes are enriched with creamy Parmesan along with Meyer lemon and subtle herbs, and served with a dollop of Greek yogourt.
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American, European
- 1 cup flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 Limoneira Meyer lemon zest & juice
- 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano dried
- 1/2 teaspoon basil dried
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2/3 cup Greek yogourt
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons butter melted
- 2 tablespoons neutral oil for frying
Measure the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. Sift together to blend.
Add half of the Meyer lemon zest, Parmesan, oregano and basil. Toss with a fork to distribute evenly.
In a second bowl, beat the egg lightly.
Beat the yogourt and milk together until smooth, and add to the egg.
Add the melted butter as you continue to beat. The mixture should be smooth and creamy in texture.
Spoon about half the dry ingredients into the wet, and fold together.
Add the remaining dry ingredients, and fold over until well blended and smooth in texture. It may already begin to bubble.
Add the Meyer lemon juice last, stirring it quickly into the batter.
Preheat the oven to 200 °F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place it in the oven to warm up.
Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a flat frying pan, and when it’s hot, spoon about a quarter of the pancake batter into it.
Cook the pancake on one side, shaking the pan occasionally to prevent sticking, until the edges are firming up, and it is bubbling all over its surface.
Flip carefully, and cook a minute or two to finish the other side.
Transfer to the warmed baking sheet, and repeat for the remaining three pancakes.
When they’re done, blend the 1/3 cup of Greek yogourt with the remaining Meyer lemon zest.
Divide between two plates, and top with a dollop of the yogourt.
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