Zucchini Latkes

Healthy zucchini replaces potatoes in these flavorful latkes with smoked salmon. Make them for the holidays, or pair them with a tossed salad for a heart-healthy brunch or light lunch.




  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 oz smoked salmon chopped
  • 2 large zucchini roughly grated
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill plus sprigs for garnish
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fat free sour cream for garnish


  1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, olive oil and milk, and stir until blended. Add flour and whisk until smooth.
  2. Stir in smoked salmon, zucchini, dill and pepper (to taste).
  3. Coat a large skillet or griddle with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
  4. Pour batter by rounded tablespoonfuls onto skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until bubbles appear on top.
  5. With a spatula, flip pancakes and cook another 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
  6. Repeat with remaining batter, coating skillet with nonstick cooking spray between each batch.
  7. Serve warm garnished with a dollop of sour cream and dill sprig.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 311
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 98mg
  • Sodium: 367mg
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 13g


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