Latkes are a classic Hanukkah dish. The patties are cooked in oil, symbolizing the small amount of oil in a temple lamp that burned for eight days, the miracle the holiday commemorates. Garnish with extra green onions.

Lisë Stern
Recipe by Cooking Light

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Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 2 patties)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine potato and onions; squeeze moisture from potato mixture over a sieve. Combine potato mixture, flour, salt, and egg whites in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 12 equal portions, and squeeze out any remaining liquid. Discard liquid. Shape each portion into a 1/4-inch-thick patty.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 6 patties to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until golden. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 6 patties.

Nutrition Facts

157 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 3.3g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 25.8g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterolmg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 321mg; calcium 13mg.