Simple Apple Potato Latkes Recipe

Apple Potato Latkes are an easy-to-make delight for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! 

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Have a hearty, healthy meal!

Let’s make simple but tasty Apple potato latkes

I love experimenting, and this apple potato latkes recipe actually caught me by surprise. Who’d have thought potatoes and apples would match so perfectly together? Well, grab the ingredients and see how good this apple potato latkes recipe turns out?

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Ingredients for Apple Potato Latkes recipe

  • 3 russet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1 Granny Smith apple – peeled, cored, and shredded
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • salt to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying, or as needed
  • 1/2 tablespoon light sour cream (topping)

Optional Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • An extra apple
  • Replace all-purpose flour with whole wheat

Directions for Apple Potato Latkes recipe

Step 1

Shred potatoes into a large bowl of cold water (with onion, if desired). The water should cover 1/2 to 1 inch above the potatoes.

Step 2

Let potatoes sit in water for 25 minutes. No need to stir.

Step 3

Drain water and then hand wring them of any excess water.

Step 4

Peel, core, and shred apple.

Step 5

Combine potatoes, apple, eggs, flour, and green onion in a bowl.

Step 6

Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat.

Step 7

Form mixture into palm-sized patties; fry in hot oil, working in batches, until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes on each side. More oil may be needed with each batch.

Step 8

Remove pancakes from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Sprinkle with salt.

Step 9

Serve pancakes topped with sour cream.

Yield: 12 patties

Simple Apple Potato Latkes Recipe

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This simple apple potato latkes recipe is perfect for any time of the day, whether you'd like it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even snacks! It's a tasty and nutritionally good combination of potatoes, apples, and other spices that will give your tastebuds an amazing taste ride!

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 russet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1 Granny Smith apple – peeled, cored, and shredded
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • salt to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying, or as needed
  • 1/2 tablespoon light sour cream (topping)

Optional Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • Extra apple
  • Replace all-purpose flour with whole wheat

Instructions

  1. Shred potatoes into a large bowl of cold water (with onion, if desired).  The water should cover 1/2 to 1 inch above the potatoes.
  2. Let potatoes sit in water for 25 minutes. Don't stir!
  3. Drain water and then hand wring them of any excess water.
  4. Peel, core, and shred apple.
  5. In a bowl, combine potatoes, apple, eggs, flour, and green onion.
  6. Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat.
  7. Form mixture into palm-sized patties; fry in hot oil, working in batches, until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes on each side. Add more oil as needed.
  8. Remove pancakes from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Sprinkle with salt.
  9. Serve pancakes topped with sour cream.

Have you tried making this simple apple potato latkes recipe? How did it turn out?

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