Yellow Squash & Corn Latkes

Switch it up this Hanukkah with this nutrient-dense latke recipe featuring yellow squash and corn for added health benefits.  Everyone will love this tasty, affordable, and healthy take on a holiday classic.






Health Benefit:

Yellow foods like corn and yellow squash are great sources of vitamin C, potassium, and folate to support a healthy immune system and overall health.



Grater or food processor

Large bowl

Frying pan 


Baking sheet

Paper towels

  • 2 yellow squash, shredded
  • 1/4 cup corn, canned
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 TBSP flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese

You can substitute/add any of the ingredients for some of your favorites. You can use any type of cheese. You can also use fresh corn on the cob.  

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Shred yellow squash; Squeeze out liquid using a paper towel

Step 2

Add to a large bowl with corn, cheese, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper; Mix until well combined

Step 3

Heat avocado oil in a large frying pan; Use hands to form mixture into patties; Carefully drop into pan, in batches of 3-4 

Step 4

Fry until crust is golden brown; Flip and fry until golden brown on other side, about 2-3 min per side

Step 5

Transfer latkes to a large plate or baking sheet lined with paper towels; Allow to cool for several minutes; Enjoy!