Category Archives: Passover – Vegetarian Sephardic

The recipes in this category are Vegetarian and Kosher for Sephardic Passover, which means they may contain kitniyot.

To learn more about the Jewish Passover holiday, click here. To learn more about the Passover kosher laws, click here.

Pickled Salad 9

Crunchy Pickled Salad

Posted in: Appetizers

A delightful pickle-flavored salad with cucumbers, cabbage, radish and fresh dill. Cold, crunchy, refreshing, perfect for summer. Kosher, Pareve.

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Fresh Basil Pesto

Posted in: Condiments

Learn the origins of healthy Italian basil pesto sauce. Includes two recipes for pesto, traditional and dairy-free. Kosher for Passover, Pareve.

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Shakshuka Main

Shakshuka

Posted in: Breakfast

Recipe for Shakshuka, inspired by Dr. Shakshuka restaurant in Israel. Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Healthy, Delicious.

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Hummus 2

Classic Hummus

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn to make traditional Middle Eastern hummus dip with perfectly balanced flavors, much cheaper than store-bought hummus. Kosher, Pareve.

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How to Roast Garlic

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn a simple method for oven-roasting garlic. Makes milder, sweeter, caramelized garlic cloves that add flavor and depth to your recipes.

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Mujadara 2

Mujadara

Posted in: Entrees

Learn to make mujadara in the traditional Indian style – fluffy white basmati rice, tender brown lentils, cumin & salt with caramelized onions.

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Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping

Posted in: Breakfast

How to make a fresh strawberry topping for ice cream, blintzes, cheesecake, waffles, anything! Kosher, pareve, gluten free, dairy free.

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Tishpishti

Tishpishti

Posted in: Desserts

Our next Sephardic dessert originated in Turkey. The word for the dish, Tishpishti, has a number of different English spellings (tishpitti, tezpishti, etc.). Jews adopted the cake because, like macaroons, it is generally unleavened and can be eaten during Passover. The cake’s flavor is quite exotic; it’s a dense cake that is soaked in sugary …

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