Classic Potato Latkes

Classic Potato Latkes

45 Min(s)
45 Min(s) Prep
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.
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6 servings
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 applesauce
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
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Let's Make It
1
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.
2
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.
3
Serve warm topped with remaining ingredients.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Healthy Living
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.
Tip 2
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.
Tip 3
Substitute
Substitute 6 Tbsp. matzo meal for the 1/4 cup flour.
Nutrition
Calories
250.00
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.00g
Saturated Fat 5.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 85.00mg
Sodium 40.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 22.00g
Dietary Fibers 2.00g
Sugars 6.00g
Protein 5.00g
Vitamin A
10.00%
Vitamin C
6.00%
Calcium
4.00%
Iron
4.00%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
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.
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