Beetroot latkes | Recipes

These canape-sized latkes are delicious. The beetroot will bring some colour to your coffee morning.

Beetroot latkes

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 - 20 minutes
  • Serves: 8


  • 400g cooked peeled beetroot
  • 400g Maris piper potatoes, peeled
  • 1 onion, peeled
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 40g plain flour
  • salt and pepper
  • oil to fry
  • soured cream and parsley to serve

How to prepare beetroot latkes

  1. Grate the beetroot, potato and onion and place into a large sieve or colander, press with the back of a spoon to drain. 
  2. Put the drained mixture into a bowl and mix in the egg, flour and seasoning. 
  3. Heat a little oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Place a heaped spoonful of the mixture into the pan and flatten to form a small pancake. Cook for 3 minutes then carefully flip over and cook for a further 3 minutes or until cooked though and piping hot. Cook in batches to make a total of 8 latkes. 
  4. Serve with soured cream, decorate with parsley.