Submitted by: Marilyn Wilkie
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Summer Vegetable Pancakes with Basil Chive Cream Adapted from Gourmet magazine , August 2002 and threesquarechef.com
Make Basil Chive Cream In a bowl combine chopped basil, chives and salt. Store in fridge until ready to serve.
Make Pancakes Shred zucchini and carrots into a colander and toss with salt. Let stand for 20 minutes and then take handfuls at a time and squeeze all of the liquid out. Transfer the drained veggies to a large bowl and combine with flour, sweetner, and pepper.
Using a stand mixer beat egg whites with salt until they form a stiff peak. Then fold them into the vegetable mixture.
Preheat a cast iron pan with 2 tbsp of oil. Work in batches spoon 1/4 c. mixture into pan and flatten with a spoon. Cook until golden brown about 2-3 minutes each side. Remove and place on paper towels to drain the excess oil and sprinkle with salt. Serve with a dollop of Basil Chive Cream.