Break out your spiralizer and spike some applesauce because these creative latke recipes will make you question everything you know about this traditional Hanukkah fare.
Perhaps one of the most underrated fruits, the persimmon is beautiful, delicate and apparently a solid addition to latkes. Cumin and nutmeg round out the flavor profile of this surprising dish.
Start by making mini latkes. Then top them with barbecue chicken. Add pomegranate coleslaw. The end. It’s easy!
Say no to your standard box grater and yes to your spiralizer! Hanukkah is the perfect time to use it, not just when you’re in the mood for zoodles.
This variation on a classic app is just right.
Brussels sprouts are delicious when prepared the right way (roasted!) and probably fried. Make these. We will.
ICYMI, this recipe is from Alton Brown. Proceed with eagerness and enjoy deliciousness. (Don’t let the long prep time deter you! It’s just for wrapping the ricotta in cheesecloth to drain in the fridge overnight.)
Plantain chips in pancake form. What more could you want?
Taste the rainbow with beet-and-red-onion latkes with cranberry sauce; sweet potato-carrot latkes with apricot jam; yellow squash, corn and cheddar latkes with a fried egg; zucchini latkes with avocado and cilantro; and purple cauliflower latkes with blueberry applesauce.
Crispy on the outside. Juicy on the inside. Better for your arteries. Delicious all around.
They’re like fried borscht. But, you know, not.
You can add whatever vegetables you want to this riff on Japanese okonomiyaki.
There’s brandy in the applesauce. Enough said.