• Place zucchini or carrots in a steamer basket and steam over boiling water until very tender (about 8 minutes for zucchini and about 15 minutes for carrots). Drain; mash with a potato masher.

  • Beat egg in a medium bowl; stir in mashed zucchini or carrots, matzo meal, salt, and pepper.

  • Heat a lightly oiled skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add the vegetable mixture, a rounded tablespoon at a time, spreading each mound into a 2 1/2-inch circle. Cook about 4 minutes or until golden, turning once.

  • Keep cooked latkes warm in the oven while frying the next batch. Makes 10 latkes, 5 side-dish servings. Nutrition information is given per serving (2 latkes each).

Nutrition Facts

93 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 43 mg cholesterol; 129 mg sodium. 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g protein;