Zucchini Mint Latkes

A great latkes recipe from a fabulous chef and blogger Tali – Happy Chanukkah, Beautiful People!

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Chanukah – the Jewish holiday of lights (and oil) is two days away. I heard a woman lament the other day that Christmas smells so good and cozy, with all the spices and the pines, and all we Jews get is the smell of oil around the house, because of all the frying we do around Chanukah. To me, though, the smell of fried Israeli jelly donuts (soufganiot) brings back pleasant memories of passing many fun hours with my mom in the kitchen, helping her to prepare soufganiot and levivot (latkes) for the evening.

In our house, the soufganiot are a much bigger deal than the latkes, but because I don’t think I will get to make them this year, I chose to represent Chanukah with a latke recipe.The recipe, invented in my kitchen, is different than the usual potato latkes that are so familiar in American Jewish cuisine. This…

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23 Comments Add yours

  1. Never made latkes, although tasted it, so yummy. Happy Chanukkah

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Esme, and Happy Holidays to you and yours! You can make latkes practically of anything – wait and see what I am making tomorrow!

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      1. Cannot wait for what you have in store for us. 🌹🌹

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  2. elliebleu says:

    I love making Latkes. Using zucchini is such a wonderful idea. Happy holidays! -Ellie

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    1. Thank you, dear, Ellie, Happy Holidays and many blessings to you!

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  3. Health Mastery Movement says:

    This reminds me of a Greek appetizer my mom would make called “kolokithokeftedes,” which literally translates to zucchini meatballs. We would eat them with tzatziki sauce (yogurt + cucumber + garlic + dill). These look amazing too!

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    1. I make those too! But I also add walnuts to tzatziki.

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      1. Health Mastery Movement says:

        I never thought of adding walnuts! That sounds good. 🙂

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      2. Try it – really good!

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  4. randyjw says:

    Shabbat Shalom! Happy Chanukah, Dolly and everyone!

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  5. MERRY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU DEAR!!

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    1. Thank you sweetheart! Happy Holidays and many blessings to you!

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      1. THANKS for your blessings. I’m in need of them always.

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      2. Keep sparkling, sweetheart!

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      3. THANKS for your wishes…!!
        HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY..!

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  6. What a great recipe. Nice mix of flavors. Very creative.🎨

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    1. Yes, Tali is a great chef!

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      1. Truly. Knowing how to combine flavors is the key. My mother can do the same thing.

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      2. That’s what makes cooking an art.

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