astellar zucchini california latkes
feeds 2 – 4
in a medium bowl:
2 zucchinis finely grated ( I used a box grater)
1/4 yellow onion finely diced
2 stalks of green onion diced
1/2 cup half and half or milk
1/4 cup flour
pinch of s + p
fresh herbs – dill . thyme .
cover and let rest for 20 min to let zuc’s absorb huevo mixture.
while you wait you can make your:
maple apple compote
in a small bowl:
peel and dice 2 granny smith apples
(i like this variety because they are tart!)
1/4 finely diced yellow onion
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp brown sugar
2 pats of unsalted butter in a hot pan
add apple mixture
cook till sugar dissolves
now back to your zucchini cakes…
I cook these on my all clad nonstick pan.
spoon zucchini mixture onto hot pan (like potato pancakes)
cook 2 more minutes
(finish in warm oven if need be)
serve with maple apple compote
if you like:
and a dollop of sour cream or creme fraiche.
garnish with fresh dill in cream.