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Turnip Pancakes (Latkes)

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Photo attribution: Athena Roesler
Ready In: 25 minutes
Serves: 10
Dairy-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

What you'll need

Large bowl
large skillet or griddle
Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Flipper or pancake turner


Serves 10
1 Onion
1 1/2 pounds Turnips (6-8 small)
3 Eggs beaten
1/4 cup All-purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
3/4 teaspoon Salt to taste
of Vegetable Oil for frying



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Grate the onion and turnips on the large holes of the grater. Mix the onion, turnip, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper thoroughly in a large bowl.


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In a large skillet or griddle, swirl two teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Spoon two tablespoons of mixture for each pancake into the hot pan, leaving space in between.


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With a spatula, lightly press the pancakes into a flat round shape. Cook until dark golden brown on each side. Repeat until all the batter is done.
4.Enjoy alone or with your favorite condiments.

Chef's Tips

  • Suggested condiments: sour cream, yogurt, applesauce, ketchup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2.00 piece

Serving Per Container 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2 g3%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 210 mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g3%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 3 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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