Broccoli Onion Latkes


Serving Size:
1 large latke or 2 small latkes

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian


  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Dice broccoli and chop onion.
  2. Boil the diced broccoli in a small amount of water for 5 minutes; drain.
  3. Break eggs into a medium bowl and beat. Add the flour and mix well.
  4. Add the broccoli and onion and stir into the flour/egg mixture until well mixed.
  5. Add olive oil to a frying pan and heat.
  6. Drop the mixture by spoonfuls into the hot oil, making 4 equal portions (or 8 portions is smaller latkes are desired).
  7. Using a spatula, flatten the latkes and fry until brown on both sides.
  8. Drain on a paper towel to soak up extra oil.
  9. Serve hot.

Helpful hints

  • 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.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 133

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 8 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 93 mg

Sodium 51 mg

Potassium 241 mg

Phosphorus 95 mg

Calcium 45 mg

Fiber 1.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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