Latkes are often enjoyed during Chanuka, but why just have them once a year?  This recipe was adpated from Frugal Gourmet Celebrates Christmas.

potato pancakes


potato pancakes


Latkes are a great potato side dish everyone loves.  Be sure to serve with plenty of sour cream and applesauce. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Latkes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 112kcal


  • 2 cups coarsely grated potatoes, peeled
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 pint sour cream
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • peanut oil for frying


  • Squeeze as much of water out of potatoes as possible. In a bowl, mix with the remaining ingredients. Place a bit of the mixture spread out to 4 inches in a frying pan containing a little peanut oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Serve the pancakes with a bit of sour cream and applesauce on top of each.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.9mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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