Potato Latkes

Fried potato latkes are a traditional jewish dish that is frequently served during Hanukkah. Enjoy this recipe during the holidays or any other time of the year.


Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 large potatoes (3 to 3 1/2 pounds), peeled
1 large onion
1/4 cup biscuit mix
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Peanut oil


Shred potatoes and onion in a food processor; drain well.

Stir together biscuit mix and egg; add potato and onion.

Pour peanut oil to a depth of 1/2 inch in a large, heavy skillet. Drop potato mixture by tablespoonfuls into hot oil, and fry mixture, in batches, over medium heat 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain latkes on paper towels. Serve latkes with applesauce and sour cream, if desired.

November 2000
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