[Solved] can’t find pdflatex

MARTIN Asks: can’t find pdflatex
I just upgraded to a new laptop with OS X 11.4 (Big Sur), and now I can’t convert LaTeX/Markdown files to PDF anymore. Trying to convert using pandoc produces the following error:

pandoc: pdflatex not found. pdflatex is needed for pdf output.

I installed the latest 2021 release of BasicTeX, but I can’t find pdflatex in the terminal:

pdflatex -- version
zsh: command not found: pdflatex

But when I try to locate it, I get:

locate pdflatex

Is pandoc looking for pdflatex in the wrong place? Your help is much appreciated.

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