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Butternut Squash Latkes

21 Day Fix Butternut Squash Latkes

  • Author: Nancylynn Sicilia
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Description

Butternut Squash Latkes are a veggie filled alternative to the classic.  Using minimal oil, they are a great way to enjoy latkes and stay on plan, too!


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of butternut squash, shredded or spiralized
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 T diced onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • olive oil cooking spray

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together squash, eggs, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Coat a a large nonstick pan with cooking spray, then heat over medium-low heat. When it gets hot, add a half teaspoon of olive oil and swirl around the pan.
  3. Gently add about 1/3 cup of the squash mixture to the pan, lightly pressing down with a fork. Add two more to the pan and cook until golden on the bottom (about three minutes). Flip. Use the spatula to press down and flatten. Cook about 3 more minutes or until golden.
  4. Remove from pan and repeat with the remaining squash mixture.
  5. Serve warm. Great topped with Greek yogurt!

Notes

Recipe yields 6 latkes.  Each serving is 3 latkes.

21 Day Fix: 1 GREEN, 1/2 RED, 1/2 tsp per serving

WW Freestyle: 1 point per serving


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 3 latkes

Keywords: side, appetizer, latkes, butternut squash, winter squash, low-carb, grain-free, gluten-free, vegetarian