Weight Watchers Apple and Potato Latkes with Vanilla Applesauce Recipe
The Weight Watchers Apple and Potato Latkes recipe is a great way to enjoy your favorite Hanukkah food without the guilt. Even if you’re not celebrating this holiday, these latkes are worth trying. The apple and potatoes make for a sweet and savory flavor combination that will leave you coming back for more!
Weight Watchers Apple and Potato Latkes with Vanilla Applesauce Recipe. This quick and easy recipe is ready in just 30 minutes. Made with flour, egg, kosher salt, white pepper, baking potatoes, onion, Granny Smith apple, and canola oil.
The vanilla applesauce is made with McIntosh apples, Granny Smith apples, water, vanilla bean, and lemon juice. A great side dish, breakfast, or for the traditional Hanukkah.
Can Latkes be made in an Air Fryer
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What are Latkes
The latke is a potato pancake traditionally eaten during Hanukkah. It’s usually fried in oil, but can also be baked or boiled. The traditional recipe includes grated potatoes, onions, eggs and flour that are mixed together until they form a doughy consistency. The dough is then shaped into pancakes and either fried in oil on the stovetop or deep-fried in oil.
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan,
6 Smart Points.
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Weight Watchers Apple and Potato Latkes
For the Vanilla Applesauce:
- 1 lb mcintosh apples peeled, cored, and quartered
- 1 lb granny smith apples peeled, cored, and quartered
- 1 cup water
- 1 vanilla bean split lengthwise
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- sour cream for serving
- Place paper towels on a cooling rack.
- In a large mixing bowl, add flour, egg, salt, and white pepper, Stir to mix well.
- Using a colander, add potatoes, onion, and apple, toss to mix.
- Squeeze the mix to dry.
- In the flour mixture, add the potato mixture. Stir to mix. Let sit for 10 minutes.
- Place a large skillet over relatively high heat.
- Add enough canola oil to fry the latkes, and heat until simmering.
- Drop heaping tablespoons of potato mixture into the skillet, leaving approximately 2 inches between them, Flatten a little using a fork.
- Fry latkes approximately 2 – 3 minutes, or until the bottoms are golden brown.
- Turn heat to medium, using a spatula, flip the latkes and fry approximately 2 minutes or until the bottoms are golden brown, and latkes are crispy.
- Remove latkes from skillet, and place on paper towels/cooling rack to drain.
- Add more oil to the skillet, if needed and repeat with the rest of the mixture.
For the Vanilla Applesauce
- Over medium/high heat, bring to a boil
- Cover saucepan, and cook, stirring frequently, approximately 15 minutes, or until the apples become tender.
- Remove from heat, and allow to cool.
- Remove and discard vanilla bean.
- Using a whisk, whisk until it becomes a chunky applesauce.
- Serve hot latkes with vanilla applesauce and sour cream.
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