Recipe courtesy of Linda Rohatiner
Potato Pancakes (Latkes)
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 5 large russet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup matzo meal
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup canola oil, for frying
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Applesauce, for serving

Directions

Grate potatoes and onion into a bowl or pulse in food processor. Drain any excess liquid, then add the eggs, matzo meal, salt and pepper.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Spoon the mixture into hot oil forming small pancakes. Cook until underside is golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Flip pancakes and cook until other side is golden and potatoes are cooked through, about 2 minutes more. Serve hot with sour cream or applesauce.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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