Vegan Sweet Potato & Kale Latkes

Looking for a healthier take on traditional potato latkes? Try this recipe from The Colorful Kitchen.

Gluten-Free and Vegan Sweet Potato & Kale Latkes



1 tbs ground flax seed
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 small onion, diced
1 cup kale, shredded
¼ cup all purpose gluten-free flour
1 tbs tamari
salt and pepper to taste
coconut oil for frying.


  1. In a small bowl or cup, prepare flax “egg” by combining 3 tbs warm water with ground flax. Stir then let sit for at least 10 minutes before using.
  2. Use a medium-size grater to grate sweet potatoes. Place in large bowl.
  3. Stir in flax “egg”, onion, kale, flour, tamari, salt and pepper. Use your hands to knead everything together.
  4. In a large skillet, heat ¼” of oil at medium temperature. Use your hands to form latke patties and fry on each side until golden (about 7 minutes).
  5. Line a plate with paper towel and place cooked latkes on it to drain. Enjoy warm with applesauce.

Traditional Potato Latke recipe click here!