Broccoli-Onion Latkes (Pancakes)
- CKD non-dialysis
1 large latke or 2 small latkes
- 3 cups broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup onion
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Dice broccoli and chop onion.
Boil the diced broccoli in a small amount of water for 5 minutes; drain.
- Break eggs into a medium bowl and beat. Add the flour and mix well.
- Add the broccoli and onion and stir into the flour/egg mixture until well mixed.
- Add olive oil to a frying pan and heat.
- Drop the mixture by spoonfuls into the hot oil, making 4 equal portions (or 8 portions is smaller latkes are desired).
- Using a spatula, flatten the latkes and fry until brown on both sides.
- Drain on a paper towel to soak up extra oil.
- Serve hot.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 140
- Protein 6 g
- Carbohydrates 7 g
- Fat 10 g
- Cholesterol 106 mg
- Sodium 58 mg
- Potassium 276 mg
- Phosphorus 101 mg
- Calcium 50 mg
- Fiber 2.1 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- 1/2 meat
- 1 vegetable, medium potassium
- 1-1/2 fat
- Potato latkes (pancakes), traditionally served during Hanukkah, contain over 600 mg potassium for a comparable serving unless the potatoes are soaked or boiled to reduce potassium. Broccoli-Onion Latkes are a good low-potassium alternative.
- The latkes taste best if eaten immediately.