Celebrate Hanukkah With 5 Healthy Latke Recipes
Hanukkah is here, and that means latkes! Crispy on the outside, soft and hot on the inside, they’re traditionally made with shredded potatoes, but you don’t have to stop there. Here are five healthy twists on the basic latke recipe. Pair your potato pancakes with salsa or homemade fruit chutney for a satisfying appetizer, but be warned: they’re so irresistible, you might make an entire meal out of them.
| Zucchini Potato Latkes
Add a little green to your potato pancakes with this recipe for zucchini potato latkes. Savory and slightly more moist, they’re easy to whip up for Hanukkah or any time of the year.
| Sweet Potato and Carrot Latkes
Here’s a sweeter twist on the traditional latke. This version adds shredded sweet potato and carrot to the basic latke recipe for a vitamin-A-rich treat that kids and adults will love equally.
| Crispy Baked Zucchini and Sweet Potato Latkes
These potato latkes aren’t fried u2014 they’re baked u2014 perfect if you’re watching your fat intake. Made with vitamin-A-rich sweet potatoes and low-calorie shredded zucchini u2014 which adds extra fiber, potassium, and vitamin C u2014 these savory, crispy potato pancakes are low in calories at just 59 calories per latke.
| Crispy Carrot Rosemary Potato Latkes
Made with russet potatoes and organic carrots, these crispy latkes also have a hint of fresh rosemary. Served with apricot applesauce, each latke is about 60 calories.
| Curried Sweet Potato Latkes With Homemade Apple Pear Sauce
Add a little spice to the dinner table with these curried sweet potato latkes. Made strictly with sweet potatoes, these latkes are soft and sweet. Couple them with homemade apple pear sauce for a delicious way to celebrate the holiday. Two latkes and a serving of the warm, chunky fruit sauce will run you about 260 calories.