Sweet Potato Latkes

3 cups peeled, shredded sweet potatoes
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Canola oil for frying 

Combine sweet potatoes, eggs, onions, flour, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Pour oil to 1/4-inch depth in nonstick skillet. Heat over medium heat until hot. Measure 2 tablespoons potato mixture for each latke.

Flatten in palm of hand. Place in oil and flatten again by pressing with large spatula. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden and crispy. Remove from pan; drain on paper towels.

Makes 8 (2 latke) servings.


-Recipe from the Sweet Potato Council