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Potato & Parnip Latkes

Published by: Sarah

  • Mar
  • 29

This flavorful potato pancake is usually served during Hanukkah. But they taste great any time!

For the Latkes
4 large  Baking Potatoes, peeled
3-4 Parsnips, peeled
1 bunch Scallion, thinly sliced
1 large Onion, grated
1/2 large Red Bell Pepper, finely chopped & patted dry with a paper towel
1 Egg, beaten
5 T Bread Crumbs or Matzo Meal
Salt & Pepper
Oil for frying
Prepared Apple Sauce

Shred the potatoes & parsnips in a food processor and transfer to a bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients & form into pancakes.
Heat oil in a heavy pan.
Fry3-4 minutes per side & drain on paper towels.
Serve with  apple sauce & horseradish sauce (below).

For the Horseradish Sauce
1 c. Sour Cream
1/4 c. Prepared Horseradish (adjust to your taste)
1/4 c. Chives, chopped – reserve 1 T for garnish

Combine all ingredients & garnish the top with reserved chives.
Serve with Latkes.


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