Potato Latkes Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Russet potatoes3 Pound, peeled, shredded (6 Large)
 Finely chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Small)
 Eggs2 , lightly beaten
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Ground white pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2378 Calories from Fat 1075

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g187%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 4485.7 mg186.9%

Total Carbohydrates 288 g96.1%

Dietary Fiber 21.9 g87.7%

Sugars 16.1 g

Protein 47 g93.9%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 149.9%

Calcium 64.9% Iron 90.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


PLACE potatoes and onion in colander; let stand for 30 minutes.
Press out excess moisture.
Transfer to large bowl.
Stir in eggs, flour, salt, baking powder and pepper.
HEAT 2 to 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Spoon 2 tablespoons potato mixture into skillet for each latke; spread to 4-inch circles.
Fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, pressing down slightly when turning, until golden brown and crisp.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining potato mixture; add oil as needed.
Keep warm.