Beet Latkes

Deep-red beets provide an eye-catching, tasty twist on traditional latkes.

Serves: 6Prep: 5 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh beets, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • Vegetable oil
  • Apple sauce (optional garnish)
  • Sour cream (optional garnish)
  • Chives (optional garnish)

Directions

  • Combine beets, onion, eggs, flour, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Heat vegetable oil (cover to about ¼” high) in a 12” skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Drop about 2 Tbsp. of beet mixture into the oil, flattening slightly to form a latke. Cook 2-3 minutes, until golden brown. Flip, cooking another 2-3 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. Repeat this step until all dough has been used up.
  • Serve immediately. Garnish with apple sauce, sour cream or chives, if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh beets, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • Vegetable oil
  • Apple sauce (optional garnish)
  • Sour cream (optional garnish)
  • Chives (optional garnish)

Directions

  • Combine beets, onion, eggs, flour, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Heat vegetable oil (cover to about ¼” high) in a 12” skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Drop about 2 Tbsp. of beet mixture into the oil, flattening slightly to form a latke. Cook 2-3 minutes, until golden brown. Flip, cooking another 2-3 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. Repeat this step until all dough has been used up.
  • Serve immediately. Garnish with apple sauce, sour cream or chives, if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol60mg
Sodium400mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars5g
Protein4g