• prep: 1 hr 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • total: 2 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    These ultimate latkes have fluffy, pillowy-soft centers with crisp, golden brown edges. To cut your cooking time in half, use two large skillets to fry twice the batches at once.

    Ingredients

    • 4 pounds unpeeled russet potatoes (about 5 large potatoes)
    • 1 pound yellow onions (about 2 medium onions)
    • 1/4 cup matzo meal
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/4–1/2 cup (or more) vegetable oil
    • 1/4 cup (or more) schmaltz (rendered chicken fat; optional)
    • Apple sauce, for serving
    • Sour cream, for serving
    • Food processor with grating blade or box grater, 2 large wire cooling racks, 2 large rimmed baking sheets

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 771 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 42 g 64.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 30.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 965 mg 40.19%
    • Calcium: 89 mg 8.87%
    • Potassium: 2070 mg 59.13%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 96 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 33.52%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.08%
    • Vitamin C 151.9%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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