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Diabetic Recipe: Cauliflower Latkes (Non-Potato Pancakes)

Makes 16 servings


  • Head of cauliflower, steamed & drained  OR  2 lb. bag of frozen cauliflower,  thawed & drained well 
  • Two whole eggs & two egg whites
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Chop the eggs and onion very well.

Add cauliflower, wheat flour, salt & pepper and mix until finely chopped. 

Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a non-stick frying pan and wipe with a paper towel. Then add cooking spray. Put stove on medium heat. 

Once hot, use a tablespoon to drop batter into the pan.

Fry 4 to 5 minutes until firm and browned on each side. Make sure it's cooked/firm before flipping to avoid them falling apart! 

Nutrition per Serving (One Latke)

Calories: 37
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 2 g 
Carbohydrate: 2.5 g

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light magazine, and

It's important to pay attention to serving size. Everyone's dietary needs and restrictions are unique. Check with your diabetes care team about specific questions or concerns.