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Butternut Squash and Sage Latkes with Maple Mascarpone

Try this Butternut Squash and Sage Latkes with Maple Mascarpone recipe
Butternut Squash and Sage Latkes with Maple Mascarpone

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These latkes are easy to make, have a beautiful orange color from the butternut squash, and just a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup-spiked mascarpone.

Ingredients

For the latkas:

  • 1 Pound medium butternut squash, trimmed, peeled, and shredded coarsely in a food processor
  • 1 Pound russet potatoes, peeled and shredded coarsley in a food processor
  • 1/2 Cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup onion, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh sage, chiffonade
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • vegetable oil, for frying

For the marscapone:

  • 1 Cup mascarpone
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)

Directions

For the latkas:

Squeeze the squash and potatoes in paper towels to remove extra water. Then, combine the shredded squash, potatoes, cornstarch, onion, sage, and seasonings into a medium bowl. Stir to mix. Then add the eggs. Form little pancakes, and set aside. Heat just enough oil to coat a frying pan over medium-high heat. Then add the latkes. Cook in batches to not overcrowd the pan. Cook for a 3 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove from the pan, and set aside on paper towels while you mix the maple mascarpone.

For the marscapone:

Combine the ingredients until evenly mixed. Serve latkes with a dollop of mascarpone on top.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving961
Total Fat77g100%
Sugar12gN/A
Saturated16g78%
Cholesterol143mg48%
Protein11g21%
Carbs64g21%
Vitamin A864µg96%
Vitamin B120.3µg5.6%
Vitamin B60.8mg40.6%
Vitamin C34mg56%
Vitamin D0.8µg0.2%
Vitamin E14mg71%
Vitamin K110µg100%
Calcium256mg26%
Fiber7g28%
Folate (food)83µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)83µg21%
Iron4mg24%
Magnesium104mg26%
Monounsaturated45gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg15%
Phosphorus218mg31%
Polyunsaturated11gN/A
Potassium1110mg32%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg22.6%
Sodium959mg40%
Sugars, added6gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg19.2%
Trans0.4gN/A
Zinc2mg10%