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Recipe Name: Sweet Potato Latkes Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Comments:
Course: Side Dish  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 12

3 Cup(s) Sweet potatoes, grated
3/4 Cup(s) Onion, grated
1 Egg, lightly beaten
4 Tablespoon(s) Dry bread crumbs
1 Teaspoon(s) Kosher salt
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Ground black pepper
4 Tablespoon(s) Butter
Place 1/2 cup of the grated sweet potatoes in the center of a double
layer of paper towels. Fold the toweling in half lengthwise. and roll
it, making a tube around the potato. Fold the ends up on either side,
making a packet. Gently squeeze, wringing as much moisture from the
potato as possible. Carefully unfold and unroll the paper towels, and
turn the potato into a medium bowl. Repeat, squeezing out 1/2 cup of
the potatoes in fresh towals. Squeeze the onion dry, using the same
technique, and add it to the sweet potato. To the potato and onion,
add the egg, bread crumbs. salt and pepper. With a fork, mix the
ingredients thoroughly. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat,
melt 2 tablespoons of the buner. When the butter stops foaming, with a
fork press about 2 tablespoons of the potato mixture into a 3/4-inch
pancake about 3/8-inch thick. Repeat, filling the pan with latkes,
leaving 1 inch between each one. Fry until the latkes have browned on
1 side, about 3 minutes. With a spatula, carefully turn and brown
latkes on the second side . Drain on paper toweling, and serve
immediately. Repeat, adding butter to the pan as needed . Nutrrtional
analysis per latke: 75 calories, 4 grams fat, 8 grams carbohydrates,
30 milligrams cholesterol, 205 milligrams sodium, 48 percent of
calories from fat. ** Fort Worth Star Telegram -- Food section -- 29
November 1995 ** From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 53
Calories From Fat: 38
Total Fat: 4.4g
Cholesterol: 25.7mg
Sodium: 180mg
Potassium: 27.1mg
Carbohydrates: 2.6g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: <1g

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