Tuna Pancakes à la Jane Smith
This recipe sounds weird, but it is absolutely delicious in a 50’s kind of way – retro, rich, and very unhealthy. Jane Smith was a Peace Corps wife who we met in Malaysia.
- 2 Tbs. chopped pimento
- 4 Tbs. chopped red pepper
- 1 Tbs. butter
- 2 7oz. cans solid white tuna
- ½ cup mayonnaise
Sauté the first three ingredients and then add the white tuna and mayonnaise to the sautéed vegetables.
Pancake Batter Ingredients (or use flour tortillas)
- 2 eggs beaten
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2/3 cup sifted all purpose flour
- 1 cup sour cream
- ¼ cup cream
- ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Heat in a stick free pan a small amount of butter.
- Pour in a generous tablespoon of batter, and tilt the pan allowing the batter to create a thin pancake.
- Cook until the pancake lifts easily from the pan.
Make all the pancakes (about 16) and set aside.
Completing the Pancakes
- Spread a tablespoon of or more of the filling in each pancake in a cigar shape.
- Roll up the pancake.
- Place the pancakes in an ovenproof rectangular casserole
- Top the pancakes with the following and then bake for twenty minutes at 350 degrees:
- 1 cup sour cream combined with ¼ cup cream and ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese