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Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes

These sweet potato laktes are best if you grate by hand, but for a large crowd the food processor is a must.

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  • 12Servings


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsley grated
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup all pupose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¾ cup olive oil


1. Stir together potatoes, scallions, flour, eggs, salt and pepper. 

2. Heat oil in a deep skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking. 

3. Working in batches, spoon ⅛ cup potato mixture into oil and flatten. Reduce heat to moderate and cook until golen brown. Transfer latkes to paper towels to drain. 

4. Serve with ½ cup regular or parve sour cream mixed with 1 tablespoon maple syrup if desired.