Sweet Potato and Parsnip Latkes

Serving size:
 12 Latkes

Ingredients

    • 2 c
    • sweet potatoes (peeled and shredded)
    • 1 c
    • parsnip (peeled and shredded)
    • 3
    • scallion (sliced)
    • 2
    • eggs (beaten)
    • 1⁄3 c
    • flour
    • 1⁄2 t
    • salt
    • 1⁄4 t
    • black pepper
    •  
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • 1⁄2 c
    • sour cream
    • 1 c
    • apple (peeled and minced)
Prep
20 minutes
Ready in
20 minutes

Description

Try this twist on traditional latkes.

Courtesy of National Cooperative Grocers Association

Instructions

Wrap the shredded sweet potato and parsnip in a clean kitchen towel or a few paper towels, and squeeze to remove excess liquid. In a large bowl, mix the sweet potato and parsnip with the scallions, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper.

Heat a large iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom and come up the sides at least 1/4-inch. When the oil is hot, scoop up 1/4 cup of latke mixture into the pan and slightly flatten. Repeat until the pan is full but not crowded. Brown the latkes on each side 3-4 minutes. Set aside on a plate lined with paper towels.

While the latkes are cooking, stir together the sour cream and minced apple. Serve the warm latkes topped with the apple sour cream.