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Baked Cauliflower and Cheese Latkes

Traditional latkes get a lightened-up makeover with this cheesy recipe! Instead of frying the latkes, these ones are baked for a healthier, crispy dish. We also subbed some of potatoes with riced cauliflower for added nutrients. Top with Greek yogurt and green onions or your favorite latke toppings.

Nutrition Tip: Cauliflower is both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich, and may boost both your heart and brain health.

Baked Cauliflower and Cheese Latkes

Baked Cauliflower and Cheese Latkes

Traditional latkes get a lightened-up makeover with this cheesy recipe! Instead of frying the latkes, these ones are baked for a healthier, crispy dish.

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 medium russet potatoes
  • 2 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Grate potatoes and place on clean kitchen towel. Wrap towel around potatoes, hold over sink and squeeze to remove as much liquid as possible.
  3. Transfer potatoes to large bowl. Stir in cauliflower rice, cheese and eggs. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add oil and stir.
  4. Scoop ¼ cup batter onto prepared baking sheet. Shape into a 3-inch flat circle. Repeat with remaining batter on both baking sheets, forming 16-18 latkes.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, or until set and browned underneath. Flip and bake 10 minutes, or until lightly brown on the bottom.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 288Total Fat: 11gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 346mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 12g

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Christine Pittman

About the Author

Christine Pittman is the author behind popular cooking sites - CookTheStory.com and TheCookful.com. As a mom of two, she enjoys sharing quick and easy, homemade and healthy recipes with families.

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