Pumpkin Potato Pancakes (Latkes)
These easy potato and pumpkin latkes are a tasty type of savoury pancake that are perfect on colder days no matter what you serve them with. They're especially delicious with sour cream!
Servings: 12 pancakes
- 2 1/2 cups fresh pumpkin , peeled and grated
- 2 1/2 cups peeled and grated potatoes
- 1 small carrot , grated
- 1 onion , chopped
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 2 eggs , lightly beaten
- 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon salt
- freshly ground black pepper , to taste
- vegetable oil , for frying
Peel and grate the potatoes and pumpkin on the large holes of box grater (or in a food processor). Put grated vegetables into a large colander, sprinkle with salt and let it sit until the excess water drains (for about 10 minutes).
In a separate bowl, peel and grate a carrot.
Chop the onion finely.
In the large bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, dried oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in all grated vegetables, chopped onion and mix thoroughly.
In a large non-stick pan, heat the oil over medium-high setting. When it is hot, drop large spoonfuls of the mixture into a pan. Brown on one side, flip carefully, and brown on the other. Let latkes drain on paper towels.
Serve hot garnished with sour cream or applesauce.
Serving: 1latke | Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.3g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 330.4mg | Sugar: 1.7g