December 04, 2018
A Whole Lotta Latkes for Chanukah!
A Whole Lotta Latkes for Chanukah! Posted by ShopRite Team
Homemade latkes are easier than you think! Make this recipe in no time with simple shortcuts, like using our Wholesome Pantry Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, or Zucchini noodles for some or all of the potato in your classic recipe. Read on for our classic recipes.

Latkes with SRTC Salmon and WP Butternut Noodles FINAL

Easy Homemade Latkes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and shredded OR 1 package Wholesome Pantry Zucchini, Sweet Potato, or Butternut Squash Noodles, roughly chopped
  • 1 white onion, peeled and grated
  • 2 Wholesome Pantry eggs
  • ½ cup ShopRite flour or ½ cup matzo meal
  • 1 tsp ShopRite salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • Oil, for frying

For topping:

  • ShopRite Trading Company Smoked Salmon
  • Wholesome Pantry Applesauce
  • ShopRite Sour Cream

Directions:

  1. Add the vegetables and the grated onion to a piece of cheesecloth or a clean dishtowel and squeeze out as much of the liquid as possible. Put this into a large bowl and add the rest of the ingredients and stir until everything is just mixed together.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat, add enough oil so that it is about ¼ inch deep. Once the oil is hot, gently drop heaping tablespoons of the latke mixture into the oil, about 4-5 at a time so as to avoid crowding the pan.
  3. Use a spatula to flatten them into disk shapes, then when the edges of the latkes are brown and crispy, about 5 minutes, flip. Cook until the other side is golden brown, about another 5 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the latkes to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Repeat with the remaining batter until you’ve used it all.
  4. Top with applesauce, sour cream and/or smoked salmon, if desired
Latkes with WP Zucchini Noodles FINAL  
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