Filed Under: Appetizer, holiday-cooking, side dish, sweet potato

Sweet Potato Latkes

For a sweet take on a Hanukkah classic you can use as an appetizer or side dish look no further.

December 3rd, 2015

Created by the American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute

Potato latkes are an amazing holiday side dish, breakfast addition or appetizer...making them with sweet potatoes only makes them better.
6 servings
  • 1 pound American sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded (about 3 medium sized)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped green onions
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2tsp (2mL) salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable oil
  • Garnishes: sour cream and/or apple sauce
  1. Wrap sweet potatoes in clean dish towel; wring to remove excess moisture.

  2. In bowl, combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients except oil; blend well. Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Spoon heaping tablespoonfuls of batter into skillet, flattening with back of spoon. Cook until golden on both sides, turning after about 4 minutes

  4. Remove to paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining batter.

  5. Garnish as desired.

Sweet Potato Latkes

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