Slide over sour cream. Adios applesauce. We're in the mood for a latke topping upgrade this Chanukah. That's why we created these 8 easy and delicious ideas to take your latkes and tastebuds over the top.
Start with Jamie's Latkes, then dress them up with your favorites below. Or, lay out a bunch of different toppings and let your friends and family choose their favorites.
And it's totally OK to lean on store-bought ingredients like olive tapenade or mango chutney. You're hard at work making crispy latkes, you deserve a break. Of course, if you want to go homemade, that's great, too.
APPLE AND PUMPKIN
Here's a twist on the traditional applesauce: canned pumpkin, chopped apple, a dash of cinnamon, and a few Toasted Pumpkin Seeds.
Adult cocktail hors d’oeuvres or brunch without stress. Top latkes with smoked salmon, a dollop of horseradish, and a sprinkle of capers.
Homemade or store-bought olive tapenade works well and gives your latkes an Italian twist.
NUT BUTTER AND APPLE
Who knew your family's favorite snack also works on latkes? Nut butter and apple slices make a delicious and quick topper.
CREAM CHEESE AND HERB
If you don't want to stray too far from sour cream, try a schmear of plain or flavored cream cheese and a sprinkling of your favorite chopped herbs.
It's the latke that eats like a meal. Top with your favorite meat sauce or Jamie's Sloppy Joe sauce. Place a latke on top and you have a latke slider.
CHEESE AND MUSHROOM GRAVY
We're borrowing this topping idea from our Canadian neighbors. This take on poutine (french fries, cheese curds, and gravy) is a must-try. Top with your favorite gravy, or add mushrooms to our Simple Pan Gravy recipe.
Take a trip to the tropics in the middle of winter with a homemade or store-bought mango chutney, fresh mango and shredded coconut topping.
Now, which toppings are you ready to serve this Chanukah?