Showing entries from: Passover – Sephardic

The recipes in this category are 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.

Spinach matzo mina

Spinach Matzo Mina

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 … Read More

Farah Chicken

Farah’s Roast Chicken

Today’s chicken recipe was taught to me by our Persian Jewish friend Farah, though she stressed that it’s not a Persian dish. She learned this simple roasting method when she was living in Israel many years ago. I like to … Read More

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Lekvar Plum Butter – Prune Filling for Hamantaschen

Recipe for lekvar – plum butter, can be used as a filling for hamantaschen or any cookie or pastry. Thick filling, will not run. Kosher, Pareve. Read More

Apricot Hamantaschen

Lekvar Apricot Butter – Apricot Filling for Hamantaschen

Recipe for lekvar – apricot butter, can be used as filling for hamantaschen or any cookie or pastry. Thick filling, will not run. Kosher, Pareve. Read More

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Mooshi’s Cooked Eggplant Salad

Healthy vegan cooked salad recipe from Israel with eggplant, peppers and tomato sauce. Kosher, Pareve, vegetarian, diet friendly, gluten free. Read More

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Roasted Beet Salad with Mint

Salad made with roasted beets, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, cumin, sugar, salt and fresh chopped mint. Healthy, vegan, gluten free, kosher Read More

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Easy No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

This fun and easy no-bake “cake” was invented because of the Passover restriction on leavening agents, which makes baking tough. It only has three ingredients, and it takes about 10 minutes to prepare. It requires no baking because it sets … Read More

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Roasted Pepper Salad

A colorful vegan salad with bell peppers, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Simple and addicting side dish. Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher, Pareve. Read More

Creamy Israeli Salad with Dill

Creamy Israeli Salad with Dill

A creamy twist on Israeli Salad with Persian cucumbers, tomatoes, chickpeas, Greek yogurt, lowfat sour cream, fresh dill, and lemon juice. Read More

Heirloom Israeli Salad

Heirloom Israeli Salad

Recipe for Israeli Salad with heirloom tomatoes, kalamata olives, fresh parsley, olive oil, and lemon juice. Kosher, Pareve, Gluten Free, Vegan Read More

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Sandra’s Mexican Israeli Salad

A recipe for Israeli Salad made Mexican style with cucumbers, tomatoes, lime juice, shredded lettuce, cilantro, onion & salt. Vegan Pareve Kosher Read More

Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad

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

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Matzo Brei

Learn to make Matzo Brei, an Ashkenazi Passover breakfast dish with matzo, eggs, applesauce and sour cream. Kosher, Dairy, Deli Favorites. Read More

Tahini Sauce

Tahini Sauce

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

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Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

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 … Read More

This chicken stock is from my "Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup" recipe.

The Shiksa’s “Stock Secrets”

No, I’m not going to share my stock trading tips with you.  I have none.  The stock market is way too risky for this Shiksa.  I’m talking about chicken soup stock, of course! There is nothing so delicious on a … Read More

These are the simple ingredients used in my "Shiksa Brisket" recipe.

Slow Cooker Brisket

I promised yesterday that I would share one of my slow cooker brisket recipes with you, so here you go! This is a salty brisket (no sweetness in the sauce).  It’s super easy to make, just pop it in the … Read More