Parsnip-Sweet Potato Latkes

Mikekey *


A tasty variation of a holiday classic.


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    parsnips, peeled
  • 2 medium
    sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 3
    shallotsm peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil, for frying
  • ·
    sour cream, for garnish (optional)

How to Make Parsnip-Sweet Potato Latkes


  1. Using a food processor or box grater, grate parsnips and sweet potatoes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine parsnips, sweet potatoes, shallots, salt, egg whites, flour and thyme.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  4. Working in batches, spoon 1/4 cup batter at a time on to the skillet and press down with a fork to flatten. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side, until crisp and browned. Drain on paper towels and keep warm for up to one hour in a 200F oven.
  5. Serve with sour cream, if desired.

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About Parsnip-Sweet Potato Latkes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Jewish
Hashtag: #Hanukkah

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