Community Recipe
from [LMStone61]
Classic Potato Latkes

Classic Potato Latkes

You'll need to cook latkes in batches. Place the cooked ones in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with paper towels, and keep them warm in a low oven as you fry the next batch.

  • Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 2 latkes, 2 tbl applesauce )


  • 3 1/2 cup(s) baking potatoes about 1 1/2 lbs shredded and peeled
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) onion grated
  • 6 tablespoon(s) all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh thyme chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg (large)
  • 1/4 cup(s) olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 cup(s) unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 dash(es) ground cinnamon


1. Combine potato and onion in a colander, Drain 30 mins, pressing with the back of a spoon until barely moist. Comnine potato mixture,flour,and next 4 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl; toss well.

2. Heat a large skillet over med-high heat. Add 2 tbl olive oil to pan,and swirl to coat. Sppon 1/4 cup potato mixture loosely into a dry measuring cup.Pour mixture into pan,and flatten slightly. Repeat procedure 5 times to form 6 latkes. Saute 3 1/2 mins on each side or until golden brown. Remove latkes from pan,and keep warm. Repeat procedure with the remaining 2 tbl olive oil and potator mixture to yield 12 latkes total. Combine applesauce and ground cinnamon in a bowl. Serve applesauce with latkes.

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