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Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes add a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite.

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes From Seduction in the Kitchen

  • Blog Posts Overhaul

Well, I have been busy the last few days. I have been overhauling all the posts. Why?  Well, I discovered on some the old posts the markup, or Schema is all wrong. Truth be told I had someone do an audit on my website, and this is the suggestion given to me to do.

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. 

So why is this a big deal? It can hurt me on Google if I don’t fix it. Plus in this process, I also discovered I need to add missing info on the recipes as well. That means I am adding cook time and calorie counts to the recipes.

With that being said you will notice something new in the comment section of the posts too. There is a recipe rating. You can rate my recipes with your comments. I am asking if you rate what you think of the recipes as you comment.

Why? Well, it helps me in several ways. It lets me know what you think of the recipe. So I can give you more of what you like. Also, it helps me with Google. You see, it this Schema markup, google likes ratings apparently.

Now, you can see how the ratings look on

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You will see that there is one rating for that recipe and that rating is displayed on the recipe card. I wish you could just rate it without commenting, but that isn’t available as far as I know.

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One thing you might see, out of 400 recipes there is a few that is missing. It has to do with the blog post-overhaul. At one point, well the very beginning of when I started blogging, I did it all by hand.

Yes, I would just write a recipe. There was no recipe card I used. Well, those older posts that have no recipe card, I unpublished it and I put back into draft.

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. 

I got to do that so I can do the recipe properly on the recipe card. Plus, I discovered broken links, old coding for ads that are defunct, and lots of mistakes. They really need to be fixed. Another thing too, there is a few I really like to redo photos for them. So putting them into draft will help me with that as well.

I noticed over the last few days of doing the blog post-overhaul. Those older recipes I added SEO to plus filled in the missing info on the recipe cards on them. The stats for Seduction are really climbing. So this is a good thing and will be worth all the work I have to do on all the recipes.

 

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. 

  • Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes

I remember growing up eating potato pancakes. We didn’t have them all the time but at the church fair, we would get these yummy, greasy pancakes, slathered with applesauce and sour cream. Oh, they were so good.

Yes, I love potato pancakes. I have been wanting to create an easy potato pancake recipe for a long time. Being who I am, I have to take the potato pancake to the next level taste wise. That is the driving force behind these Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes.

The answer is simple for that. That answer is adding cheese. I loved the smokiness of smoked gouda. Of course, who can resist bacon? I also added some diced red and green pepper. Why? Well honestly I had some that needed to be used up and it actually made these Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes really pop with flavor.

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. A recipe from Seduction in the Kitchen

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Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. A recipe from Seduction in the Kitchen

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes


  • Author: Deanna
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Cuisine: Side Dish

Description

Smoked Gouda and Bacon Potato Pancakes adds a level of flavor to potato pancakes that will make your mouth water with each bite. 


Ingredients

  • 2 lbs potatoes peeled and shredded (about 3 large potatoes)
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded smoked gouda cheese
  • 3 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons mixed diced peppers (red, green, yellow)
  • vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add a thin layer of vegetable oil to a frying pan, just enough to coat the bottom.
  3. Combine potatoes with onions, peppers, and flour.
  4. Mix in shredded cheese and bacon.
  5. Spoon piles of potato and cheese mixture into the pan, making 3-inch rounds, about 1-inch apart.
  6. Cook cakes until golden and crispy, about 4 minutes on each side.
  7. Let them cool on paper towel lined plate as you cook up the rest the potato pancakes.
  8. Serve them up with sour cream, apple sauce or both! ENJOY!

Notes


Nutrition

  • Calories: 621kcal
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 292mg
  • Fat: 48g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
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12 Comments
  • Jenna
    January 14, 2017

    I adore potato pancakes!

  • Sarah @ Champagne Tastes
    February 12, 2017

    Smoked Gouda makes everything better! (And good luck updating your recipes!)

  • Platter Talk
    February 12, 2017

    The only thing better then regular potato pancakes is potato pancake with cheese! Yum. Can imagine how good these will be with a couple of eggs over easy atop!

  • Anjali
    February 12, 2017

    Loving the concept of potato pancakes!!

  • Laura | Wandercooks
    February 12, 2017

    Smoked gouda is my freaking life saver but I’ve never thought to use it in savoury pancakes. Now this recipe is my life saver haha! Good luck with your recipe revamps, too!

  • Luci's Morsels
    February 13, 2017

    You had me at gouda and then took it a step further with bacon! This looks amazing!

  • Stephanie@ApplesforCJ
    April 27, 2017

    Potato Pancakes sound amazing! I love the addition of the smoked gouda. Yum!

  • Emily
    April 27, 2017

    Oh yummy, they look so crispy and delicious and I love gouda cheese too!

  • This looks great! Thinly sliced potatoes are my THING, yum!

  • These potato pancakes look great – true winter comfort food! I might swap out the bacon if I make these for the holidays, but I love how crunchy and savory these sound.