Potato-Scallion Latkes Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Latkes are a classic Hanukkah dish. The patties are cooked in oil, symbolizing the small amount of oil in a temple lamp that burned for eight days, the miracle the holiday commemorates. Garnish with extra green onions. Cooking Light, DECEMBER 2007 potato, green onions, all-purpose flour, salt, egg whites, olive oil cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Potato-Scallion Latkes

1 1/2 pounds (about 4 1/2 cups) shredded peeled baking potato (11363)
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 large egg whites
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

Recipe Directions for Potato-Scallion Latkes

  1. Combine potato and onions; squeeze moisture from potato mixture over a sieve. Combine potato mixture, flour, salt, and egg whites in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 12 equal portions, and squeeze out any remaining liquid. Discard liquid. Shape each portion into a 1/4-inch-thick patty.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 6 patties to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until golden. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 6 patties.

Categories

Potatoes, Vegetables, Side Dish, American, Jewish, Hanukkah, Fry, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
157
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
316mg
13%
Potassium
485mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
25.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin C
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