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16

Irish Potato Farls

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img_3089xStart St. Patrick’s Day with a fried breakfast and Irish Potato Farls. Or, if you drank lots of gluten-free beer, you may want to end your evening with potato farls. Potato farls are simply potato pancakes cut into farls, or fourths.

Irish Potato Farls

Ingredients:

4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in half (I used Russet Baking potatoes.)
2 TBSP butter, melted
1/2 Cup gluten-free flour (I used brown rice flour.)
1 tsp salt
oil or grease for frying

Directions:

img_3082x1. Place potato halves into pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to a simmer until the potatoes are fork-tender (about 20 min.). Drain the water from the pot and allow the potatoes to dry out.

2. In a medium bowl, mash or beat the potatoes until smooth. Add the butter, flour and salt and beat until well combined.

3. Turn the dough out onto a sheet of parchment paper (or lightly floured surface). Split the dough into two equal portions. Shape each portion into a round and roll out with a rolling pin into a 9″ circle. Using a pizza cutter, cut each circle into fourths. img_3085x

4. Prepare the skillet by either adding grease/oil or flour. I like to cook bacon and use the grease (only 1-2 TBSP is needed) to cook the potato farls. I think it gives it extra flavor and a little crisp to the edges. However, in lieu of the grease you can dust the skillet with flour. Cook the farls in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook each side for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

5. Add butter, salt and pepper, and enjoy! Makes 2 whole potato pancakes, or 8 farls.

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cooked with flour on the skillet

Additional Notes:

  • For a more flavorful potato farl, consider adding sauteed garlic, green onions, and/or peppers at step number 2.
  • Use leftover mashed potatoes, but increase the amount of flour used in order to compensate for any milk and/or sour cream that may be in the mashed potatoes.
  • Make the potato farls ahead of time and then pop them into the toaster to reheat.
Categories : Breakfast, Holidays, Recipes

11 Comments

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In northern Ireland they make an apple pie with the same potato mix rolled out instead of pastry and put apple only in middle. Once cooked in oven 350 for about 30 min cut into slices and serve. open up and add sugar and a little butter on the apple and enjoy

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Barb – Sounds delicious. I may have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing the idea with us.

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