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Low Protein Latkes

Latkes also known as potato pancakes have a place in many cultures. Now they have a place at your low protein meal. This recipe will a crowd pleaser and can be enjoyed by the whole family.


  • 1 medium russet potato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium carrot, peeled and grated (or 2 baby carrots, grated)
  • 1/4 cup WelPlan Baking Mix
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Salt and pepper and any other desired spices to taste
  • About 1-1 1/2 cups vegetable oil


  1. Add chopped potato, onion and carrot to a blender and blend until it forms a puree consistency.
  2. Add WelPlan Baking Mix, baking powder, salt, pepper and any other desired spices to the blender and mix.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan on medium to medium-high heat. Oil level should be about 1/4 inch in the pan.
  4. Carefully add mixture to the oil, about 2 tbsp (1/4 cup) to make each latke.
  5. Cook until edges are brown (3-5 minutes) then flip with a spatula. Cook the opposite side for the same length of time.
  6. Remove latkes with a spatula and drain them on some paper towels to remove excess oil.

Serve warm.

Makes about 7 latkes.

  • 1/2 medium carrot or 2 baby carrots: 0.3 g protein; 3.9 mg PHE
  • 1 potato: 3.1 g protein; 136 mg PHE
  • 1/4 Onion: 0.65 g protein; 20 mg PHE
  • 1/4 cup WelPlan Baking Mix: 1.5 mg PHE
Nutritional Information Per recipe Per serving
Calories N/A 380
Protein 4g N/A
Phenylalanine 161.4mg 23.1mg
Leucine N/A N/A