Two-Potato Party Latkes

Shredding an onion sounds odd, but it's surprisingly easy. we liked these latkes better when the potatoes and onion were shredded on a hand grater rather than in the food processor.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 latke)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 138
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 25.4g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 248mg
  • Calcium: 20mg


  • 5 cups shredded peeled sweet potato (about 1 pound)
  • 2 cups shredded peeled baking potato (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1 cup shredded fresh onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided


  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in the beaten egg whites. Heat 2 teaspoons vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spoon 4 (1/2-cup) potato patties into the skillet, and flatten slightly with a spatula; sauté for 7 minutes. Carefully turn the patties over, and cook for 7 minutes or until patties are golden. Repeat the procedure with 2 teaspoons vegetable oil and the remaining potato mixture.
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