The Most Delicious Potato Latke Recipes (With a Twist)
Latkes, in all their crisp, fried glory, are perfectly mouthwatering just the way they are. Topped with a dollop of applesauce or scoop of sour cream, the potato pancake is the most universal of Hanukkah fare, ripe for enjoyment year round. As much as we appreciate the traditional iteration, we can’t help but want to push the envelope just a touch. That’s why we found seven iterations of the classic that will ensure a truly delicious Hanukkah celebration.
With a healthy dash of chipotle pepper to balance the sweet pumpkin base, these latkes are a crowd-pleasing update on the classic, especially when served with chutney on top.
For the full recipe, visit Local Kitchen.
Skip the potatoes altogether in exchange for earthy quinoa topped with refreshing salsa fresca. Just don’t tell Grandma what you’ve been up to in the kitchen.
For the full recipe, visit Food52.
We like to think that the fact that these latkes are made from sweet potatoes means we can eat at least double what we normally would.
For the full recipe, visit Heather Christo.
Topped with thinly sliced, smoky pastrami, mustard- or horseradish-infused mayo, and, yes, kosher dill pickles, these celery root latkes are a fun nod to Jewish-American culture.
For the full recipe, visit Chow.
Are we all in agreement that Brussels sprouts are never a bad idea? Then you’ll enjoy these straight up or with a poached egg on top for breakfast. Bonus: The maple mustard yogurt.
For the full recipe, visit What's Cooking Good Looking.
Think outside the topping box! Drizzled honey and pomegranate seeds, crème fraiche with pear and cinnamon, beets and smoked salmon with horseradish... the opportunities for interesting flavor combos are endless.
For the full recipe, visit Martha Stewart.
Do you have any go-to latke recipes? Share with us in the comments!