Baked Cauliflower Latkes

Baked Cauliflower Latkes

This baked cauliflower latke recipe is a tasty, healthier alternative to traditional fried potato latkes.

Just swap out the potatoes for cauliflower, and top it with unsweetened applesauce or a dollop of plain Greek yogurt!

3.75 from 44 votes

Baked Cauliflower Latkes

This baked cauliflower latke recipe is a healthier alternative to traditional latkes.

Course Main Course
Keyword latkes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8 servings, 2 latkes each
Calories 78 kcal
Author BODi


  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided use
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 1½ lb. medium cauliflower, cut into florets, hard stem discarded
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil; brush foil with 1 Tbsp. oil. Set aside.
  3. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  4. Place cauliflower in a steamer basket in saucepan; steam for 4 to 7 minutes or until cauliflower is tender. Drain well. Dry with a paper towel.
  5. Place cauliflower in a large bowl; mash with a fork.
  6. Add eggs, onion, flour, salt, and garlic powder; mix well.
  7. Using ¼-cup measuring cup, scoop mixture into patties and place on prepared baking sheet.
  8. Brush the tops evenly with remaining 1 Tbsp. oil; bake for 10 minutes. Flip latkes and bake an additional 10 minutes or until crisp.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Cauliflower Latkes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 188mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 Green
1 tsp

2B Mindset Plate It!
A great veggie as part of any meal.

If you have questions about the portions, please click here to post a question in our forums so our experts can help. Please include a link to the recipe.