Latkes with Applesauce & Maple Cinnamon Yogurt, Recipes

Latkes with homemade applesauce and maple/cinnamon yogurt

Even though Chanukah is over, latkes are great this time of year – who doesn’t love fried potatoes in any form? The New York Times did a nice run-down of a few different types here, more latke debate here and one more lakte thought here.

A party guest made the latkes in the above picture – everyone was raving. Here’s his recipe.

Jason’s Latkes

6 cups of peeled and shredded potatoes
6 beaten eggs
3 tablespoons grated shallot
3 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped rosemary
2 tablespoons chopped chives
Fried in vegetable oil
Made about 24.

My addition was applesauce & maple cinnamon yogurt on top. I made my own applesauce with three ingredients: apples (cored, pealed and sliced), orange juice and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It’s a one pot situation. Bring all ingredients to a boil then simmer until the apples breakdown. Total deliciousness. For the “sour cream” I altered this recipe, substituted two percent Greek yogurt (so rich!) and used  Grade B maple syrup and cinnamon.

These two additions, made in no time flat the day before my last dinner party, created a luscious appetizer that was beloved!


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