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Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato LatkesDelicious, crispy pan-fried shredded sweet potato latkes (pancakes) seasoned with green onions.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups peeled, shredded sweet potatoes
2 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Canola oil for frying

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine sweet potatoes, eggs, onions, flour, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Pour oil to 1/4-inch depth in non-stick skillet. Heat over medium heat until hot.
  3. Measure 2 tablespoons potato mixture for each latke. Flatten in palm of hand. Place in oil and flatten again by pressing with large spatula. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden and crispy. Remove from pan; drain on paper towels.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.