Recipe courtesy of Esther Weiner

Sweet Potato Latkes

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  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 25 min
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2 cups zucchini, (do not peel) grated

2 cups sweet potato, peeled and grated

1/2 cup parsley, chopped

1/2 cup onion, chopped

3 eggs

4 tablespoons flour

1 tablespoon corn flakes, crushed to crumbs

1/2 teaspoon salt

Ground black pepper, to taste

4 tablespoons oil


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the zucchini, sweet potato, parsley, onion, eggs, flour, corn flakes, salt and pepper. Heat a large nonstick pan and add 4 tablespoons of oil. Carefully drop tablespoons of batter into the pan. Fry the latkes, turning when crisp. Oil may be added to pan in small amounts as needed when frying. Put on paper towels to absorb excess oil.