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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 Loprofin 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 Loprofin 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.

Nutritional Information Per Recipe (without frying oil) Per Latkes (without frying oil)
Calories 319 46
Protein 5.8 g 0.8 g
Phenylalanine 223 mg 32 mg
Leucine 271 mg 39 mg