Menu for Aries: WILD RICE PANCAKES easy recipe.

Cooking For Zodiac Signs: Aries Astrology Cookbook. WILD RICE PANCAKES. Makes 12 to 16 cakes

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
2 large eggs, separated
1¼ cups cooked wild rice (page 142)
1/3 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon fresh thyme or oregano leaves,
or a combination
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Vegetable oil or clarified butter, for sautéing In a medium saucepan, sauté the onion in 1 tablespoon of the melted butter over medium heat until soft but not brown, 3 to 4 minutes.

Let cool. In a medium bowl, beat the egg yolks until light.

Stir in the cooked onions, wild rice, stock, walnuts, flour, thyme, and the remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter. Season with the salt and pepper.

In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with a whisk until stiff but not dry. Gently fold into the yolk

In a hot skillet or on a griddle, sauté heaping tablespoon-size dollops of the mixture in oil.

Cook until lightly golden, then turn and cook on the other side, about 3 minutes total.

Do not overcook; the cakes should still be moist in the center. Serve warm.