10 Creative Ways To Reinvent Potato Pancakes

Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah, and with the festival of lights comes the tradition of potato latkes: crispy shredded potatoes and onions formed into pancakes and fried in oil. Basically, they’re potato fritter-hashbrown hybrids. While traditional latkes are delicious, we’ve found 9 other recipes that put a twist on the classic. So switch it up this holiday — you’ve got 8 nights to experiment!

Classic potato pancakes

Classic Potato Pancakes, via Bon Appetit

crispy zucchini potato pancakes

Crispy Zucchini & Potato Pancakes with Marbled Applesauce Yogurt, via The Clever Carrot

butternut squash potato pancakes with eggs and spinach

Butternut Squash Potato Pancakes with Spinach & Fried Eggs, via A Better Happier St. Sebastian

Potato Scallion Latkes

Potato Scallion Latkes, via Elra’s Cooking

Rainbow Latkes

Rainbow Latkes, via What Jew Wanna Eat

Pumpkin Potato Pancakes

Pumpkin Potato Pancakes, via Local Kitchen

Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes, via Heather Christo

Beet Latkes

Beet Latkes with Horseradish Creme Fraiche, via The View From Great Island

potato pancakes

Crispy Potato Pancakes, via White on Rice Couple

brussels sprouts potato pancakes

Brussels Sprout Latkes with Maple Mustard Yogurt, via What’s Cooking Good Looking