Potato and Parsnip Latkes – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe


(makes 5 servings)


Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Potato and Parsnip Latkes
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2 1/2 cups peeled and shredded baking potato

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1 1/4 cup shredded parsnip

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1 1/4 cup peeled and shredded sweet potato

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1 teaspoon salt

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1/4 cup all-purpose flour

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1 1/4 cups onion, chopped

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1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

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2 large egg whites

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Nonfat cooking spray

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Nonfat sour cream

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1. Place a colander in the sink and line with paper towels. Add the shredded baking potato, parsnip, sweet potato and sprinkle with the 1 teaspoon salt. Let stand for about 15-20 minutes.
2. Gather the ends of the paper towels together and squeeze the potato mixture to remove excess liquid then transfer mixture to a large bowl.
3. Add flour, onion and pepper and toss well.
4. Add egg whites and mix well.
5. Spray a large skillet with nonfat cooking spray then heat to medium-high heat.
6. Spoon 1/3 cup of the batter into the skillet and cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until browned. Repeat with rest of mixture.
7. Serve latkes with a dollop of nonfat sour cream sprinkled with chopped green onion.


Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (225 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Amount per serving
Calories 193
Calories from fat 7
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2 ,g
Sodium 516 mg
Total Carbohydrates 39 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 165%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 8%
Iron 8%

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