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Sweet Potato Latkes

Indulge in savory sweetness with our Sweet Potato Latkes. Crispy edges, tender centers….be sure to make extras as these are a crowd-pleaser!

Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes

  • 10m
  • 15m
  • 25m


  • 1/2 c coconut oil, or bacon fat
  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tsp. sea salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 1/2 c applesauce, optional


  1. Heat fat in a medium or large skillet over low to medium heat. Roughly chop unpeeled sweet potatoes. Peel and roughly chop onion.
  2. Using a food processor, grate the sweet potato and onion.
  3. Place shreds in a clean dish towel or doubled-up paper towel and squeeze excess water from the shreds.
  4. Transfer shreds to a bowl and mix in salt.
  5. Using a large spoon, pile about 3 tablespoons worth of shreds into the hot skillet for each pancake.Fry on one side until edges are golden brown, about 6 minutes.
  6. Flip and repeat on the other side.
  7. Remove to a paper towel-covered plate to drain off excess oil.
  8. Serve topped with optional applesauce.


  • 4
  • 251
  • 9g
  • 44g
  • 6g
  • 2g
  • 1g
  • 35mg
  • 16g
  • 1089mg

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