Saturday, December 16, 2017

Easy Latkes

Happy Hanukkah!

This is perfect for Hanukkah or anytime.

4 medium potatoes peeled and shredded
1 each: onion, carrot, peeled and shredded
2 - 3 T. olive oil
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, parsley
1 - 2 cloves fresh garlic crushed and chopped
1/8 - 1/4 c. flour (adjust amount needed)
1 - 2 eggs
Pinch red pepper flakes

Line a large plate with a few layers of paper towel.

Peel, rinse, potatoes, onion.

Rinse and remove ends of carrots.

Crack egg into a seperate bowl, beat slightly with fork, set aside.

Using a grater, grate potatoes into a mixing bowl.

Repeat process with carrot and onion.

Puor vegtables on the paper towel lined plate. 

Using the paper towels, bundle the vegetables. Squeeze out excess water from potato mixture.

Pour vegetables back into the mixing bowl. 

Add egg, flour, salt, pepper, parsley, garlic to vegetables. Mix well. 

With clean hands form potatoes into patties.

Heat saute pan over medium high heat. Lower heat to medium and add oil.

Fry potatoes on one side for 3 - 5 minutes until brown on 1 side. Flip potatoes over and flip on other side for 3 - 5 min. more or until done.

Serve along with applesauce, sour cream or your favorite dip. 

Serves 4.

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