Italian Style Potato Latkes

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


These are a delicious holiday appetizer!

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5 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


5 potatoes – quartered lengthwise
1 egg plus 2 tablespoons milk
1 small red onion - quartered
3tbs. flour
¼ cup fresh italian parsley – chopped
¼ tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
¼ cup grated romano or parmesan cheese
vegetable oil for frying


1Place slices of the potatoes and onion in the food processor, using the shredding blade.

Place the shredded potato and onion in a kitchen towel and squeeze the excess juice.

Place in large bowl and add the rest of the ingredients and mix.

Place about ½ inch of oil in a large cast iron frying pan and heat.

Using two tablespoons, spoon the batter into the oil. When one side is crisp, carefully turn over and finish cooking on the other side.

Place on paper towels to drain the excess oil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Jewish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy