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.

Yield: Makes 10 to 12 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 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


  1. Shred potatoes and onion in a food processor; drain well.
  2. Stir together biscuit mix and egg; add potato and onion.
  3. 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.
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