Potato Latkes with Caramelized Pears, Goat Cheese, and Sherry Vinegar Drizzle

Potato Latkes with Caramelized Pears, Goat Cheese, and Sherry Vinegar Drizzle

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25 m servings 329 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 12.9 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 123 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 818 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place shredded potatoes in cheesecloth and wring out any excess moisture.
  2. Mix potatoes, eggs, flour, onion, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until oil shimmers. Working in batches, drop spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the hot oil, pressing each down to form a pancake. Cook latkes until browned and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes per side; transfer to paper towels to drain.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a separate skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pears in hot oil and sprinkle 2 tablespoons brown sugar over pears. Cook pears until browned and sugar is melted, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  5. Place latkes on a serving platter. Top each latke with 1 round of goat cheese and a pear. Sprinkle brown sugar on the pears and drizzle sherry vinegar over the top.



This is a good base recipe. I made two changes. I used mashed potatoes instead of shredded to make the latke. I also left off the sherry vinegar. The potato really balances the sweetness of the ...

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