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Michael Symon's Bacon Pancakes with Baked Tomatoes

Fluffy Pancakes Filled with Crispy Bacon

PHOTO: Michael Symons bacon pancakes, tomatoes and eggs are shown here.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

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  • For the bacon pancakes:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 6 pieces bacon, cook and fat reserved
  • For the spicy maple syrup:
  • 2 cups maple syrup
  • hot sauce, to taste
  • For the baked tomatoes:
  • 3 on vine tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrums
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, minced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the poached eggs:
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 quart water
  • Cooking Directions

    For the pancakes:

    Sift together the dry ingredients. whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, and butter. add the dry mixture to the wet and stir o combine. Add chopped bacon and mix in.

    Add some of the reserved bacon fat to a skillet over medium low heat and ladle some of the pancake batter into the pan. Flip the pancakes when they begin to bubble around the edges. Cook for another 2 minutes and remove to a platter. Cover to keep warm.

    Combine the maple syrup and the hot sauce in a small sauce pan over medium love heat and serve with the pancakes.

    For the baked tomatoes:

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees f

    Place tomatoes on a baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.

    Combine the breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, and half the olive oil in a large bowl and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

    Top each tomato with a mound of the breadcrumb mixture. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the to and bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

    For the poached eggs:

    Bring the water to a simmer in a wide, low-sided pan and add the vinegar. Gently add eggs in two batches. Cook for about 3 minutes until just set. Remove with a slotted spoon and blot on a towel. Serve with baked tomatoes and bacon pancakes.

    Recipe courtesy The Chew.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: flour, tomatoes, eggs, sugar, bacon

    Course: Breakfast

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