Potato latkes are a staple on the Hanukkah table. Here we mix things up a bit and use sweet potatoes in place of baking potatoes for Sweet Potato Latkes.

Julie Benson, Louisville, Kentucky
Recipe by Southern Living December 2011

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Credit: Luca Trovato; Styling: Dani Fisher

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
40 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grate potatoes through large holes of a box grater. Stir together potatoes and flour. Stir in eggs and next 2 ingredients until blended.

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  • Pour oil to depth of 1/2 inch into a large heavy skillet; heat to 350°.

  • Gently press 1 rounded tablespoonful potato mixture into a patty. Repeat procedure, making about 2 dozen. Fry, in batches, 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with Horseradish Cream Sauce and Spiced Thyme Applesauce, if desired.

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