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NEW: 25 BEST Latkes Recipes

NEW: 25 BEST Latkes Recipes

Ever had latkes? If you’re now ready to try some Latkes Recipes, take a look at this list of these delicious recipes for latkes below!

Perhaps you are new to this potato preparation, or it may have been a part of your cultural or religious upbringing. 

Traditionally, they are served at Hanukkah when there are eight days of celebration.  

Latkes (laat-kuhz) are a grated potato and onion creation. 

First, the long grated potato strands are squeezed dry and combined with flour, eggs, and pepper. 

Next, spoonfuls are lightly fried on the stovetop while flattening out using a spatula. 

Of course, there are many variations, but this is a basic approach. 

They are then served in many different ways with many different latke toppings. 

A combination of pomegranate arils and honey could be what goes with latkes for a sweet take. 

Or ricotta cheese and orange marmalade make a lovely combination for eating with latkes. 

Mostly what to serve with latkes is along the lines of creative toppings, which can be sweet or savory. 

Your taste buds will do the picking when you find a latke recipe that sounds like the best combination.

When planning a meal around latkes and wondering what to serve with latkes, this charcuterie-style board is phenomenal! 

The best part is choosing what to include and completely personalize it to your meal plan. 

The base for the creation is the latkes with applesauce and sour cream being mandatory. 

After that, go all out! Salmon, smoked fish, spreads, caviar, herbs, and pickles are all great choices. 

The fruit and vegetable choices will bring lots of color to your presentation. 

Chips are easily added in too. 

This recipe varies the base ingredients to sweet potato, chickpea flour, cornstarch, eggs, harissa, and paprika for a different foundational taste. 

Since the flavor palate is different, when considering what to eat with latkes, it calls for a yogurt sauce with pomegranate arils and a few mint leaves. 

Sweet and spicy together!

If you ask a latkes connoisseur what goes with latkes, they will probably tell you they are traditionally topped with applesauce or sour cream. 

This recipe includes fantastic instructions on homemade applesauce, which certainly takes it up a notch in flavor and texture! 

The latkes recipe is vegan, and the applesauce is made on the stovetop in about twenty minutes with apples, cinnamon, cloves, sugar, and lemon juice. 

This chef has a totally different approach on what to serve with potato pancakes! 

First off, sweet potatoes are used. 

Second, instead of tediously frying them up, they are baked on a sheet pan.

The eggs are baked right on top for the last ten minutes! 

Serve with a side of raw or cooked greens!

Another tasty take on latkes is outlined here by cooking them in a waffle maker, which gives them nice crisp edges. 

Also, along with the potatoes, this recipe combines carrots, zucchini, and bell peppers into the mix! 

Your box grater will be the best tool for the job! 

The suggested latke toppings are sour cream, lox, capers, and red onion slivers.

These sweet potato latkes are so rich with flavor and texture there are two routes you could go when deciding what to serve with latkes. 

Savory is always a good choice, but here the recipe goes sweet. 

And I mean really sweet! 

A delightful brown sugar syrup is made with brown sugar, water, salt, and vanilla. 

But that’s not all, as the next topping is cayenne candied pecans. 

They taste as unique as they sound!

The latke recipe presented here is a traditional one using russet potatoes. 

This recipe says that what to eat with latkes is sour cream, salmon roe (red-orange caviar), and chopped chives. 

Dill is also a popular herb added to a sour cream topping. 

Middle Eastern flare up next in this recipe for sweet potato latkes.  

The suggested side salad is kale, cucumber, red onion, preserved lemon, fresh parsley, and mint leaves. 

As for what goes with latkes, in addition to the side salad, a lovely recipe for hummus is included. 

To serve, put a spoonful of hummus on top of the latke and sprinkle it with sesame seeds.

Three parts complete this recipe covering all the bases of what to serve with potato pancakes! 

A few hours before, pickle the thinly sliced red onion in apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt, and dill seeds. 

Mix together cream cheese, feta, lemon zest, and dill in a food processor. 

Cover and chill while the latkes are being made and fried up in coconut oil. 

Serve with a spoonful of the cheese mix and pickled red onion on top of each latke.

A totally different take on latkes is with a spicy, crispy Korean sweet potato recipe.

This one adds latke toppings of Gochujang mayonnaise and scallions. 

This mayo is a sweet and spicy fermented chili paste spread.  

It needs to be made first, so the flavors of mayo, gochujang, lime juice, and sriracha have time to blend and chill.  

Some of the gochujang is also added into the latkes! 

Kimchi would be another great addition.

If you are serving latkes when you have cooked a turkey in the house, this recipe is the one for you. 

It says that what to serve with latkes is a slice of turkey and some cranberry chutney! 

The recipe for the chutney is quite tart, using cranberries, orange juice, zest, and a little sugar. 

Like a delicious mouthful of Thanksgiving!

Brisket is a hearty answer for what to eat with latkes! 

Caramelized onions would be lovely too. 

Set aside hours for the brisket to cook since long and slow is the best way to achieve tender brisket!

Recipes for both the brisket and latkes are included.

My last recipe for this list of what goes with latkes is a pineapple relish! 

These latkes are made with sweet potatoes. 

What makes this recipe work is the unsweetened coconut flakes that are added to the sweet potato and onion mixture, amping up the tropical flavors! 

The relish includes pineapple, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice, zest, and salt.

A luscious potato latke topped with feta, spinach, and the popular Mediterranean spread tzatziki, this one looks so good, too!

Look at that beautiful char, too. Nice and dark. 

My suggestion is to add a slice of lemon wedge and give everyone a chance to squeeze on a bit of bright lemon juice right at serving.

Now, latkes are traditionally made with potato, so these are more like just fritters, but a potato-free latke may be just what we all need to lighten up a meal or two. 

Cauliflower is everywhere these days, standing in for pizza crust, rice, and other carb-heavy ingredients. 

This latke recipe looks well seasoned and good and crunchy.

We may never know that it’s lower carb. 

If you’re a big fan of bold, colorful food, this latkes recipe is for you!

Beets, purple cauliflower, carrots, potatoes, and more all come together to make a gorgeous stack of healthful and filling options here. 

Make these the base of some avocado, eggs, greens and more, and you’ve got lunch!

These beauties have that glorious “loaded baked potato” vibe going: bacon, chopped green onions, and did I say bacon??

Less hash-y and more mash-y, these are more like mashed-potato pancakes than the grated potatoes seen in recipes above. 

But delicious? Oh yeah. 

Put aside the potato grater for a sec and pull out the easy-peasy bag of frozen hash brown potatoes. 

And this recipe says it’s the original latkes recipe that appeared in print back in the early internet days of 2011. 

Yes, you’ve seen ‘em in the frozen vegetable section. 

Just make sure you’re using them thawed and ready to press out the water before frying. 

But wow, what a nice kitchen cheater tip!

I love everything Asian-inspired. Thai? Check. Japanese? Check. 

So this recipe with an Asian-style twist is my kind of latke recipe.

Featuring scallions, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil plus a dipping sauce is how to win me over.

This pomme darphin is a work of art. 

Long, fine potato strings are gathered into a luscious thick pancake and gently simmered in butter. 

Simple, beautiful, delicious—as a base for any number of toppings to a simple snack on its own.

While there’s nothing like some hot fat and crisp potato latkes fried up in the pan, there are times when taking it low fat might be what the doc has ordered. 

Less mess and just as crisp (look at those edges!) these might be your next favorite latkes recipes.

Okay, okay. I’m cheating here a bit because this one is our recipe.

We don’t call this a latke recipe because it doesn’t have potatoes.

But let me tell you, these are so good. 

Lots of eggs, fresh zucchini, a few important seasonings, and all that cheese.

Worth the work, but watch these tasty morsels disappear!

Even if you haven’t signed up for the meal kit service Blue Apron, they offer their recipes online for free! 

This is a yummy looking little number that includes the main (sauteed beef) and side of roasted carrot fries, too.

Reporting in as gluten free and less messy than traditional latkes recipes, this air fryer option is looking mighty tasty.

It uses almond flour and tapioca flour as part of the binder. 

It does also include an oven method too, if you don’t have an air fryer, but for that crisp texture, I would recommend it.

Last but not least, here’s a recipe for dessert latkes!

And they aren’t kidding: it’s got sweet potato and marshmallow and chocolate and graham, Oh My!

So whether you are cooking these up over a campfire or at home and wishing you were out in the back-forty, pull this recipe up for something sweet and a little bit different

The bottom line

So, next time you need to gather some meal inspiration, here is the best list out there to help you choose latkes recipes you can try next!

Latke toppings can be as simple or complex as you want, so I encourage you to experiment with sauces, spreads, and flavors you love.

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25 BEST Latkes Recipes

25 BEST Latkes Recipes

Mmm, homemade potato latkes. Ready to try your next favorite Latke Recipes? We have the best list to choose from here!


  • Latkes and Smoked Salmon Platter
  • Harissa Sweet Potato Latkes With Spiced Yogurt, Mint, And Pomegranate
  • Vegan Potato Latkes Recipe With Chunky Applesauce
  • Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Latkes With Eggs And Greens
  • Waffled Vegetable Latkes
  • Sweet Potato Latkes, Brown Sugar Syrup & Candied Pecans
  • Crispy Potato Latkes
  • Sweet Potato Latkes With Middle Eastern Salad & Hummus
  • Potato Latkes with Smoked Salmon, Feta Cream Cheese Whip & Pickled Red Onions
  • Korean Sweet Potato Latkes With Gochujang Mayonnaise
  • Potato Latkes Topped With Turkey & Cranberry Chutney
  • Pulled Brisket-Topped Latkes
  • Sweet Potato Coconut Latkes With Pineapple Relish
  • Latkes With A Greek Twist
  • Keto-Low Carb Cauliflower Latkes
  • Rainbow Latkes
  • Loaded Potato Latkes
  • Frozen Hash Brown Latkes
  • Asian-Inspired Potato Latkes
  • French Potato Pancake
  • Crisp Baked Latkes
  • Cheesy Zucchini Fritters
  • Sauteed Beef, Roasted Carrots & Potato Latkes
  • Air Fryer Latkes Recipe
  • S’Mores Latkes


  1. Pick one or two of these Latkes Recipes
  2. Make a shopping list and grab your apron!
  3. Whip up something homemade for your family to enjoy!

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