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Healthy Hanukkah Recipes

Classic favorites and a few new dishes make for a filling and nutritious feast

You can try baking instead of frying these delicious and nutritious latkes. The dipping sauce with mustard and fresh ginger adds a nice kick.

Per Serving: 198 calories, 1g saturated fat, 35g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 2g fiber

6. Applesauce by Victoria Blashford-Snell & Brigitte Hafner

With the leftover apples from your latkes and kugel, make this simple applesauce as a healthier accompaniment to your latkes than sour cream.

Per Serving: 141 calories, 4g saturated fat, 24g carbohydrates, 0g protein, 3g fiber

7. Brisket by Sharon Lebewohl

A traditional main course, brisket meat needs to marinate in spices overnight to tenderize, before it's cooked to perfection the next day.

Per Serving: 626 calories, 9g saturated fat, 17g carbohydrates, 65g protein, 4g fiber

8. Baked Beet and Brown Rice Salad by Lorna Sass

Nutrient-filled beets and brown rice are sure to satisfy your guests, and the deep purple of the beets will add some color to your holiday table.

Per Serving: 518 calories, 2g saturated fat, 97g carbohydrates, 10g protein, 6g fiber

9. Sautéed Brussels Sprouts With Garlic and Olive Oil by Patricia Wells

This versatile side goes well with almost any meat or dairy dish. Adjust the amounts of olive oil and garlic to taste, and surprise even the skeptics with how mouth-watering brussels sprouts can be.

Per Serving: 113 calories, 7g fat, 4g protein

10. Challah by James Beard

Incorporate this delicate, egg-based bread into your healthy meal by cutting it into smaller portions for your guests.

Per Serving: 124 calories, 1g saturated fat, 21g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 1g fiber

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