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This Is How Jewish Latinos Get Down With The Food During Hanukkah

Hanukkah is just around the corner. Have you decided what you are making for your friends and family this year? Here is 7 different foods you can make to give you Hanukkah celebrations that Latino twist!

1. Mexican Ricotta Croquettes


We all know that Hanukkah is centered around fired foods to honor the story of the oil that was said to have only been enough for one day but burned for eight.

2. Jalapeño Potato Latkes


Latkes are a major part of the Hanukkah celebration, but sometimes just potatoes can get kind of boring. Give your family a spicy treat by adding a few jalapeños and BAM!

3. Zucchini Fritters


If your family isn’t into the whole spicy thing, try substituting your potato latkes for some scrumptious zucchini fritters. The recipe is the same just swap put potatoes for zucchini.

4. Whitefish Guacamole


Guacamole is amazing already, right? So, why not incorporate this staple into your Hanukkah festivities? It’s all the same but you just add some smoke whitefish and you’ve given your guests a great meal to celebrate the holiday.

5. Buñuelos


Buñuelos are a great substitute for jelly filled doughnuts. And, tbh, does anyone really need an excuse to make these amazing desserts?

6. Brisket Tacos


No cheese needed to really enjoy these bad boys if you are keeping it Kosher. Plus, taco, amirite?

7. Matzo Tortillas

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If you are looking to keep it Kosher, you can substitute the masa in a traditional tortilla for matzo and problem solved.


READ: What’s It Like to be a Jewish Latino? NPR’s Latino USA Podcast has the Fascinating Details

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