Zucchini-Onion Latkes (Pancakes)
- CKD non-dialysis
2 medium zucchini
1/2 cup onion
2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons white all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Grate zucchini and chop onion.
- In a medium bowl beat the eggs; add flour and mix well.
- Add the zucchini and onion and stir into the egg mixture until well mixed.
- Coat a frying pan with olive oil and heat. When oil is heated, drop the mixture by spoonfuls into the oil, making 16 equal portions.
- 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 102
- Protein 5 g
- Carbohydrates 7 g
- Fat 6 g
- Cholesterol 106 mg
- Sodium 46 mg
- Potassium 322 mg
- Phosphorus 95 mg
- Calcium 33 mg
- Fiber 1.5 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- 1/2 meat
- 1 vegetable, medium potassium
- 1 fat
- The latkes taste best if eaten immediately.
- Potato latkes (pancakes) are traditionally served during Hanukkah. Zucchini-Onion Latkes are a good low-potassium alternative.
- Potato latkes contain over 600 mg potassium for a comparable serving unless the potatoes are soaked or boiled to reduce potassium.