Learn how to make Classic Potato Latkes with this easy-to-follow video demonstration. You'll soon figure out that Classic Potato Latkes are a breeze to make. There's no reason why that timeless and wonderful flavor can't be a part of your menu.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 lb. baking potatoes (about 3), peeled
1 small onion
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup flour
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 cup oil, divided
3/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
3/4 cup applesauce
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
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Let's Make It
Grate potatoes, then onion using large holes of box grater; place in center of large clean kitchen towel. Bring up ends of towel and twist together to form pouch. Hold pouch over sink, then squeeze to remove as much moisture from vegetables as possible. Empty vegetable mixture into large bowl. Add eggs, flour and pepper; mix well.
Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. For each latke, carefully drop 1/4 cup potato mixture into skillet, cooking 6 latkes at a time. Press with back of spatula to flatten. Cook 3 to 4 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Remove latkes from skillet; drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining oil and potato mixture.
Serve warm topped with remaining ingredients.
Save 30 calories and 4g of fat, including 2g of sat fat, per serving by preparing with egg whites and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Quick Classic Latkes
Substitute 6 cups frozen shredded hash browns (about 1/2 of 30-oz. pkg.) for the 1 lb. grated baking potatoes. Place hash browns in strainer. Rinse with cold water until thawed; drain. Finely chop onion. Use both to make latkes as directed.
Substitute 6 Tbsp. matzo meal for the 1/4 cup flour.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 2 latkes each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.