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Butternut Squash Latkes


I used butternut squash as opposed to potatoes in these latkes because it packs a punch of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. They’re baked using olive oil, and taste even better the next day and the day after. The tomato-mushroom sauce gives them a festive touch, but they’re delicious sans sauce too.   Yields 10 – 12 latkes


Prepare the Butternut Squash Latkes

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius). Line a baking sheet with Gefen Parchment Paper and drizzle with olive oil.
2. Combine all latke ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, mixing well. Form into patties and place on the baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil.
3. Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes, then flip and bake for an additional 12 minutes, or until golden and crispy. Remove from oven. Serve warm.

Prepare the Sauce

1. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil. Add onion and garlic and sauté for seven minutes, or until golden. Add mushrooms and continue sautéing three more minutes. Add the tomatoes and sauté an additional three minutes. Add seasonings and mix together well. Remove from heat. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve in a small bowl in the center of a platter, or just near the latkes.


If you have any extra tomato-mushroom sauce, pour it over white fish fillets or chicken cutlets and bake.


Although I always use fresh mushrooms in cooking, when you’re short on time, canned mushrooms are very convenient! Because mushrooms aren’t the star in this sauce, the use of canned mushrooms as opposed to fresh isn’t as noticeable. If you opt for fresh mushrooms, sauté until wilted.


Food and Prop Styling by Shiri Feldman
Photography by Felicia Perretti