Green Latkes

Green Latkes

Green Latkes

These Green Latkes contain healthy green ingredients such as zucchini, spinach, parsley and scallions. They can even be made gluten-free, are super easy to make and are sure to please even the fussiest non-veggie eater! Perfect for Chanukkah or throughout the year, these will become a favorite. They are soft on the inside, lightly crispy on the outside and are even delicious served cold.

Ingredients:

2 medium size zucchini, shredded

2 cups fresh spinach

1 ½ tsp. kosher or sea salt

1/3 cup flour or gluten-free flour

¼ cup chopped scallions

2 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley

1 Tbls. of beaten egg or egg substitute

Shake of garlic powder (optional)

3 Tbls. vegetable oil

4 Tbls. olive oil

Method:

  1. Sauté spinach in 1 Tbls. olive oil until wilted; set aside and cool. When cool, lightly chop with a sharp knife.
  2. In a large piece of cheesecloth, take zucchini and spinach and squeeze out as much water as possible; discard cheesecloth and place zucchini and spinach in mixing bowl. Add salt, flour, scallion, parsley, egg and garlic powder. Mix well.
  3. In a skillet, heat 3Tbls. vegetable oil and 3Tbls. olive oil over medium high heat. Take 2 large spoonfuls of mixture and place in hot oil; cook until starting to brown on all edges then flip and continue cooking until brown on second side; drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Tip:

Serve with a squeeze of lemon on top. Also great served cold.

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