Serving Size:
2 latkes

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


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 32 ounces frozen cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil 


  1. Steam frozen or fresh cauliflower. Squeeze out excess liquid.
  2. Place eggs and onion in food processor and pulse until combined. Add cauliflower, flour and pepper and process until finely chopped (do not over-process).
  3. Wipe a frying pan with a paper towel dipped in oil and also spray the pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Heat on low until pan is hot. Drop batter by tablespoon into the pan.
  5. Brown latkes on both sides, turning once.

Helpful hints

  • Substitute 1 head fresh cauliflower for frozen if desired.
  • Serve latkes with a spoonful of applesauce and a dollop of sour cream.
  • Potassium is reduced by over 100 mg per serving by substituting cauliflower for potatoes.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 79

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 8 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 53 mg

Sodium 57 mg

Potassium 245 mg

Phosphorus 64 mg

Calcium 34 mg

Fiber 4.0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 meat 

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