Prepare these latkes the night before and all you'll have to do the next day is fry them.
2 1/2 pounds potatoes, grated
1 pound onions, grated
6 large eggs
1/3 cup matzo meal
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4 cups vegetable oil
- Peel and grate potatoes; combine with grated onion, beaten eggs, matzo meal, shortening, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate overnight.
- Heat oil and fry by tablespoonful on both sides until browned. Drain.
Makes 12 servings.