Latkes

latkes


crispy potato pancakes served with creamy Spero sauce

serves 4.

INGREDIENTS

LATKES

  • POTATOES: 2 cups, packed, grated, & drained
  • WHITE ONION: ½ 
  • GREEN ONION: sliced, for garnish
  • FLOUR: ⅓ cup, all purpose 
  • PLANT-BASED MILK: 3 tbsp
  • CORNSTARCH: 1 tbsp
  • BAKING POWDER: ½ tsp
  • SALT: 1¼ tsp
  • BLACK PEPPER: to taste
  • OIL: canola, olive, or coconut, for frying

CREAM CHEESE SAUCE

INSTRUCTIONS

LATKES

  1. GRATE potatoes into fine slivers. 
  2. RINSE potatoes under cold water then squeeze out any extra water. 
  3. SLICE onion into small cubes. 
  4. MIX potatoes, onion, milk, flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, & pepper to taste.
  5. ADD oil to a pre-heated pan. 
  6. SMUSH latke mixture (¼-⅓ cup at a time) into balls with your hands or a spoon & press into pancake shape, about ¼ inch thick. 
  7. PUT latkes into the pan & fry 3-4 min. on each side until golden brown. 
  8. LAY latkes onto a paper towel to drain excess oil, if necessary.
  9. SPRINKLE w/ salt & pepper.
  10. GARNISH w/ sliced green onion.

CREAM CHEESE SAUCE

  1. WHISK Spero Sunflower™ Cream Cheese w/ water until you reach desired consistency.
  2. ADD lemon juice or white vinegar to add tanginess, to taste. (optional)
  3. DOLLOP extra Spero Sunflower™ Cream Cheese on top (or just dip your latkes straight into the tub)!
  4. INDULGE in your new fave crispy, crunchy, festive latkes!

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