Potato Latkes

Potato Latkes
Photo by Mark Ferri

Ingredients

  • 10 to 15 grinds black pepper; more to taste
  • 4 medium to large russet or Yukon Gold potatoes (2 lb. total), peeled
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 large yellow onions (¾ lb. total)
  • About ¾ cup peanut oil
  • 1/3 cup matzo meal
  • 2 tsp. salt; more to taste

Using the medium shredding blade of a food processor, grate the potatoes, laying them horizontally in the feed tube to maximize the strand length. Grate the onions (halve or quarter them first if necessary) on top of the potatoes. The onions will turn to mush, and their juices will help keep the ...

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Variations on Potato Latkes

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    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    • 3/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/2 cup onion
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    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 medium onion
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    • 2 lb russet potatoes, peeled and shredded
    • 2 onions, shredded, about 1 1/2 cups
    • 1/3 c all-purpose flour
    • 2 eggs
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    • 1 1/4 t salt
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    • 1 to 2 teaspoons kosher salt
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    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1 teaspoon salt
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    • 1 small onion


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