Latkes with Applesauce

These crispy potato pancakes traditionally served at Hanukkah are also delicious in a brunch tapas spread, along with Florentine bagels.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. potatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped yellow onion
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1½ Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup sour cream

Directions

  • Peel the potatoes and grate them. Put the grated potatoes in a bowl and fill with water to rinse. Beat the egg in another bowl and add the onion, salt, and pepper to it.
  • Squeeze the water out of the shredded potatoes in handfuls and put them in the bowl with the egg. Sprinkle the flour over the potatoes, then mix everything together.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high and scoop latkes into it. Flatten the latkes and cook until brown and crisp on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Serve hot with applesauce and sour cream.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. potatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped yellow onion
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1½ Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup sour cream

Directions

  • Peel the potatoes and grate them. Put the grated potatoes in a bowl and fill with water to rinse. Beat the egg in another bowl and add the onion, salt, and pepper to it.
  • Squeeze the water out of the shredded potatoes in handfuls and put them in the bowl with the egg. Sprinkle the flour over the potatoes, then mix everything together.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high and scoop latkes into it. Flatten the latkes and cook until brown and crisp on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Serve hot with applesauce and sour cream.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein3g