Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes
Servings: 18 Prep 15 mins Cook 6 mins


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons potato starch (heaping)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • Sour cream (optional)

Make It

1. Fit food processor with shredding disc. Shred sweet potatoes and place in colander. Shred onion and toss with sweet potatoes. Let stand to drain for 10 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.

2. Whisk together chili powder, eggs, salt and pepper. Stir into sweet potato-onion mixture. Sift potato starch into the mixture and mix well.

3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Place 6 mounds of mixture (about N cup each) into the skillet. Press down lightly. Saute until browned, about 2 to 3 minutes per side (cook in 3 batches). Drain on a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt to taste. Serve with sour cream, if desired.