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Potato Latkes

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  Large russet potatoes 1 3⁄4 Pound, peeled (Or 3 Medium Ones)
  Onion 8 Ounce (1 Large Sized)
  Eggs 2
  Matzo meal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon, divided

Shred potatoes and onion with shredding disc of food processor or shred by hand using grater.
Place potato mixture in large bowl.
Add eggs, matzo meal, salt and pepper; mix well.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until hot.
Drop potato mixture by level 1/4 cupfuls into skillet.
Use back of spatula to flatten potato mixture into 3 1/2-inch patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
Cook about 4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
Transfer to ovenproof platter lined with paper towels.
Keep warm in 200°F oven while preparing remaining latkes.
Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1334 Calories from Fat 362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.8%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1642.7 mg68.4%

Total Carbohydrates 211 g70.3%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%

Sugars 15.3 g

Protein 38 g75.6%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 103.8%

Calcium 21.5% Iron 52.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Potato Latkes Recipe