Recipe courtesy of Linda Rohatiner

Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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