Curried Tri-Color Potato Latkes

Curried Tri-Color Potato Latkes
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Servings: 7
Serving size: 1 latke
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 3 cups grated yellow, purple and red potatoes (about 1½ pounds)
  • 1 cup minced shallots
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) canola oil
  • ¼ cup, plus 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce (optional)


  1. Place grated potatoes into a colander in the sink and squeeze or knead gently to release excess liquid.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl and add shallots, garlic, rosemary, eggs, cheese, curry and salt. Stir gently until combined.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 30 seconds.
  4. Use clean hands to form 7 round latkes with ½-cup potato mixture each.
  5. Place latkes in skillet and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 5 minutes. Flip latkes and cook another 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Repeat until all latkes are cooked, then top each with 1 tablespoon applesauce (if desired) and serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving: CALORIES 147; TOTAL FAT 7g; SAT. FAT 1g; CHOL. 60mg; SODIUM 303mg; CARB. 18g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 5g; POTASSIUM 318mg; PHOSPHORUS 95mg

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