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  Potatoes 6 Medium, pared
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Onions 2 Medium, grated
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Dash
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1. Grate potatoes fine; place in large bowl with baking soda; toss. Press dry with hands or potato ricer.
2. Beat eggs in a large bowl; stir in potatoes, onion, salt, nutmeg, paprika. Sprinkle flour over; stir in.
3. Pour enough oil into a heavy skillet to make a depth of 1/4 inch; heat. Drop potato mixture, a rounded tablespoon for each cake, into skillet; flatten slightly with back of spoon to make thin pancakes.
Fry slowly, turning once, for 3 minutes, or until golden-crisp. Drain on paper toweling; keep warm. Serve with sour cream or applesauce, if you wish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5228 Calories from Fat 3998

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 452 g695.7%

Saturated Fat 61 g305.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 4780.1 mg199.2%

Total Carbohydrates 279 g92.9%

Dietary Fiber 31.8 g127.1%

Sugars 26.7 g

Protein 45 g89.2%

Vitamin A 13.6% Vitamin C 392.1%

Calcium 28.6% Iron 76.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Golden-Crisp Potato Latkes Recipe