Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 2 dozens


6medium sweet potatoes, peeled
4 eggs, beaten
1teaspoon salt
2tablespoons light brown sugar
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
2tablespoons all-purpose flour
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4cup canola oil for frying; add more as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grate sweet potatoes in food processor or with box grater (largest hole). Combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients (except oil) in a large bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. For each latke, place 1/4-cup batter in hot oil. Flatten with a spatula until about 1/4-inch thick. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Drain on a paper-towel. Place on baking sheet and bake 12 minutes. Serve with Greek yogurt, cranberry sauce or applesauce. Makes about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 70
  • Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 125mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 2g