Classic Potato Latkes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 205.8
  • Total Fat: 6.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.8 mg
  • Sodium: 116.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 lb. Idaho or russet potatoes, peeled
    1 small onion, peeled
    1 large egg, lightly beaten
    2 tbsp. flour
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1/4 cup oil
    1/4 cup sour cream
    1 tbsp. chopped chives


Grate potatoes, than the onion using the large hole of a box grater. Place grated vegetables in the center of a large clean kitchen towel. Bring up the ends of the towel and twist together to form a pouch. Hold the bundle over the sink, then squeeze out as much excess moisture from the vegetables as possible. Place vegetable mixture in large bowl. Add egg, flour, salt and pepper; mix well.

Heat oil in medium nonstick ckillet on medium-high heat. Carefully drop tablespoonfulls of the vegetable mixture into skillet; spread each into thin circle with back of spoon. Repeat to cook 2 to 3 latkes at a time. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Remove latkes from skillet; drain on paper towels.

Serve each latke topped with 1 tsp of the sour cream; sprinkle lightly with chives. Serve warm.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IRISH54.

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    Excellent!! Some recipes shouldn't be changed and this is one of them. Perfect!! - 1/8/10

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