Beet Latkes

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

Hands-On Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Serves: 6 | Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 lb. fresh beets, peeled and grated
  • ¼ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper, ground
  • Vegetable oil
  • Apple sauce, sour cream, or chives (optional garnishes)
  1. Combine beets, onion, eggs, flour, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Heat vegetable oil (cover to about ¼” high) in a 12” skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Drop about 2 Tbsp. of beet mixture into the oil, flattening slightly to form a latke. Cook 2-3 min., until golden brown. Flip, cooking another 2-3 min. until golden brown and cooked through. Repeat this step until all dough has been used up.
  4. Serve immediately. Garnish with apple sauce, sour cream, or chives, if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 80, Calories from Fat 15, Total Fat 1.5g (2% DV), Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 60mg (20% DV), Sodium 400mg (17% DV), Carbohydrates 12g (4% DV), Dietary Fiber 2g (8% DV), Sugars 5g, Protein 4g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

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