Latkes

These thin onion and potato pancakes make a tasty accompaniment to any meal.

Potato Latkes

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”20 min” serves=”12″ details=”” ]

The key to creating crispy latkes is draining all the liquid from the grated potatoes and onion before frying.

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  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

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  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Applesauce

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”40 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Coarsely grate potatoes and onion; drain any liquid. Place in a bowl; add green onions, egg, salt and pepper. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In an electric skillet, heat 1/8 in. of oil to 375°. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Flatten to form patties. Fry until golden brown; turn and cook the other side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with applesauce. Makes 2 dozen.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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