Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes {JUST 51 CALORIES}

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

This Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes is low calorie, and healthy… All thanks to our low calorie cooking tips and tricks!

The traditional potato latke recipe is made with the same ingredients, but we were able to save 100’s of calories and lots of fat just by cooking them in a healthier way.

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

Making crispy potato pancakes recipes healthy is easier than you might think… In fact, if you have a family recipe that you swear by, MAKE IT! Just use the directions in this article to make it healthier.

The average potato latkes recipe is not unhealthy, but frying it in loads of oil is. And that is where we will shave off 100’s of calories in these healthy fried potato pancakes.

This Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes is just 51 calories!

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make low calorie potato pancakes latkes recipes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find healthy potato latkes toppings, a nutrition label and so much more!

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To make these potato pancakes easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections. Read through them for helpful tips and tricks, or skip ahead to this potato fritters recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Potato Latke Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Potato Latkes
  • Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Potato Latkes Recipes

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this healthy potato pancakes Jewish recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

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Ingredients for Potato Latke Recipe

To make this recipe for potato pancakes healthy, we didn’t even need to change the ingredients… Just the way we cook them!

So as I said above, go ahead and use your favorite potato pancakes recipe if you want, just skip ahead to the next section (or the recipe card) and cook it as we have cooked it. This will save you 100’s of calories, and you can still make your family’s recipe potato latkes.

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

Shopping List for Easy Potato Latkes Recipes:

  • Potatoes 
  • Eggs
  • Scallions 
  • All-purpose flour, almond flour, or gluten free flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil spray

Healthy Toppings for Potato Latkes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this recipe potato pancakes you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for easy potato pancakes can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make potato latkes recipe easy and healthy…

How to Make Potato Latkes

What makes this recipe for potato latkes easy, is the simplicity of the recipe.

All you need to do is drain (the potatoes), mix (the batter), and lightly fry the crispy potato pancakes!

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

How to Make Potato Pancakes Healthy:

  1. Preheat a skillet over medium high heat. And line a plate with paper towels.
  2. Spray the hot pan with olive oil. 
  3. Use a box grater to grate potatoes into a large bowl.
  4. Move the potatoes onto a piece of cheese cloth, or into a clean kitchen towel and squeeze as much of the moisture out as you can.
  5. Add the drained potatoes, egg, shallot, flour, salt and pepper to the bowl and stir to combine.
  6. Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to scoop the potato mixture. Roll in wet hands into balls.
  7. Drop each ball individually into the hot pan, and use a spatula to press down into 1/4 inch patties.
  8. Cook for 2-3 minutes until browned on one side, flip and brown on the other side.
  9. Move each potato latke to the paper towel lined plate as they are done cooking. Spray the pan lightly between cooking potato fritters as needed. 
  10. Serve hot with apple sauce, or one of the toppings above.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best recipe for potato latkes…

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

It’s easy to make crispy potato pancakes recipes healthy and low calorie… this sharable recipe card will give you step by step directions.

You can even double or triple the easy recipe for potato latkes by clicking the buttons below (1x, 2x, 3x) and the card will do all the math for you!

Easy Recipe for Potato Latkes

Crispy Potato Pancakes Recipes {LOW CALORIE}

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This easy recipe for potato latkes is just 51 calories, and so easy to make!
Try these crispy potato pancakes recipes with homemade (or store-bought) apple sauce, or one of the other yummy topping ideas we've supplied below.
These potato fritters make great snacks, side dishes, or appetizers, and they're so healthy you can feel good about enjoying them!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Jewish
Servings 15 servings
Calories 51 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 potatoes peeled
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour almond flour or gluten free flour work too
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil spray

Healthy Toppings for Potato Latkes:

  • Apple Sauce (try this Instant Pot Apple Sauce Recipe)
  • Sour Cream (or cut calories and use Greek Yogurt)
  • Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat a skillet over medium high heat. And line a plate with paper towels.
  • Spray the hot pan with olive oil.
  • Use a box grater to grate potatoes into a large bowl.
  • Move the potatoes onto a piece of cheese cloth, or into a clean kitchen towel and squeeze as much of the moisture out as you can.
  • Add the drained potatoes, egg, shallot, flour, salt and pepper to the bowl and stir to combine.
  • Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to scoop the potato mixture. Roll in wet hands into balls.
  • Drop each ball individually into the hot pan, and use a spatula to press down into 1/4 inch patties.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes until browned on one side, flip and brown on the other side.
  • Move each potato latke to the paper towel lined plate as they are done cooking. Spray the pan lightly between cooking potato fritters as needed.
  • Serve hot with apple sauce, or one of the toppings above.

Nutrition

Serving: 1latkeCalories: 51kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1.9gFat: 0.8gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 89mgPotassium: 139mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 0.5gCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword appetizer, holiday, Side Dish, snack
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