Zucchini-potato latkes with pesto, Greek yogurt and jalapeno jelly

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Tasty crispy pancakes, a great way to use some of that abundant zucchini from the garden!

Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 30 min

Difficulty: Medium - some experience needed
Serves: 4

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: main · side · appetizer ·


1 medium zucchini, seeded and shredded
2 medium-large potatoes, peeled and shredded
1/4 sweet onion or 4 scallions, diced
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4-1/2 tsp salt depending on taste
cayenne pepper to taste
olive oil

For topping:
Greek yogurt (plain)
jalapeno jelly


1. Preheat oil in a deep skillet over low-medium heat, or use nonstick skillet
2. Wrap shredded zucchini and potato in cheesecloth and squeeze water out
3. Place in bowl, add onion, eggs, flour and spices, mix well
4. Drop into oil (careful! will splatter) and flatten with fork or spatula
5. Fry until golden on bottom, turn and brown the other side
6. Remove from oil, drain on paper towels
7. Top with pesto, yogurt and jalapeno jelly. Or ketchup, or sour cream, or applesauce, etc.

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