Category Archives: Side Dishes

Spinach matzo mina

Spinach Matzo Mina

Posted in: Dairy

This week, we are focusing on Seder entrées. I have many vegetarian friends, so I thought I’d offer a veggie option—the matzo mina. A matzo mina is a Sephardic layered pie, somewhat like lasagna, in which matzos are substituted for noodles. Some are made with ground meat, some with eggplant. Today’s recipe is a vegetarian …

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Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad

Posted in: Appetizers

This salad recipe from Israel is versatile and tasty. Persian cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, onion. Vegan, kosher, pareve

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Tahini Sauce

Tahini Sauce

Posted in: Gluten Free

Learn to make authentic tahini sauce from sesame paste, lemon, garlic, water and salt. Easy recipe, all you need is a blender. Kosher, Pareve.

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Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

Posted in: Deli Favorites

It’s been a soupy few days here at The Shiksa Blog, so I thought I’d finish the week by sharing my “Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup” recipe with you.  I make this soup at least once a month.  For the Passover Seder, I cook two or three large stockpots full.  And somehow, we never seem to …

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