Sweet Potato Pecan Latkes
Description of Recipe
A delicious twist on traditional Latkes, using white sweet potatoes and adding chopped pecans, sweet paprika to give it a nutty and spicy flavor. Top with some goat or almond cream cheese and a pecan.
Yield: 14 to 16
550 g Sweet Potatoes (grated)
100 g Cheddar Cheese (grated)
2 med size Garlic Cloves (pressed)
3 TBL Tapioca Flour
2 Pasture Raised Eggs
125 g Onion (minced)
45 g Chives (chopped)
2/3 cup Pecans (chopped)
1 tsp Sweet Paprika
1 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt
1 tsp Fresh Ground Organic Pepper
½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 TBL Dried Basil
¼ to ½ cup Olive Oil (for frying latkes amount of oil needed is based on pan size also add more as needed)
Grate the sweet potato and cheese using medium setting, mix together with eggs, garlic, onion, chives, pecans, tapioca flour, sweet paprika, salt, pepper, cayenne & basil. Once mixture is thoroughly blended create 3” to 4” round fritters, using around ¼ cup per latkes.
In a skillet Cook on med heat using ¼ cup of olive oil until brown 5 to 7 minutes each side, add additional olive oil as you repeat the cooking process.
Top with goat sour cream or goat cream cheese.