Potato Latkes

Potato Latkes
Photo by Mark Ferri

Ingredients

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

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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