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Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet potatoe latkes

Directions

Stir together potatoes, scallions, flour, eggs, salt and pepper. Heat oil in a deep skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.  Working in batches, spoon 1/8 cup potato mixture into oil and flatten. Reduce heat to moderate and cook until golden brown. Transfer latkes to paper towels to drain. 

Optional: Serve with 1/2 cup sour cream mixed with 1 tablespoon maple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
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