Blog Kasher V’Sameach

23 Mar 2015

We’ve reached out to three popular bloggers to share some easy, delicious, kosher for Passover recipes.

Please note the following is a collection of meat, dairy and pareve recipes and in observance with Jewish dietary laws the meat and dairy should not be eaten together.


Kosher in the Kitch By Nina Safar

Cheesecake Brownies  (Dairy)cheesecakebrownie-web

My mom’s got the best brownies on the block. It’s one of the reasons I don’t dread Pesach, I know there will be something delicious to nosh on. My sister Rivky has taken my holiday favorite and created something even more decadent with it. This cheesecake brownie is so amazing, you will want to make it all year round!

Ingredients for Brownie Batter:

1/2 cup of vegetable oil

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups of sugar

1/2 cup of potato starch

1/2 cup of cocoa (use Hershey’s cocoa for the best taste!)

Ingredients for Cheesecake Batter:

3 8oz. containers of whipped cream cheese

1 cup of sugar

4 eggs

1 8oz. container of sour cream

1 tsp. vanilla extract


Thick & Creamy Cheese Blintzes (Dairy)

blintzesMakes about 8 blintzes

These blintzes are made up of light and fluffy crepes with a thick filling of cheese that make them delicious and impossible to stop at just one.

Ingredients for crepe batter:

6 eggs

1 cup milk

1 cup potato starch

Ingredients for cheese batter:

1 container of cottage cheese

1 egg

1/4 cup of sugar

Optional: add a bit of cinnamon if you use it on Passover


 Crispy Fried Chicken (Meat)

shnitzelIt’s quick and tasty recipes like this that get me in the kitchen! This recipe is easy, yet super flavorful. If you are looking for the perfect crunchy fried chicken, then you have found it right here.


6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

3 eggs

Potato Starch

Salt, pepper & paprika to season with


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May I Have That Recipe? By Vicky Cohen And Ruth Fox

Quinoa Tabuleh (Pareve)

quinoa-tabboulehwebServes: 6 cups

Here’s a Passover twist on one of our favorite Middle Eastern salads, Tabbouleh. Traditionally made with bulgur wheat, this quinoa version is gluten free and packed with fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals.  A light and nutritious addition to any meal, during Passover and all year round!


3 cups cooked quinoa (click here for instructions on how to cook quinoa)

2 cups chopped parsley

20 yellow grape tomatoes, sliced in half

20 red grape tomatoes, sliced in half

3 scallions, white and green parts, sliced (optional)

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)


Vegan Shepherd’s Pie (Pareve)

vegan-shepherds-pie webServes 4

You can prepare all the components of the dish ahead of time, and assemble and bake before serving. You can also use a large baking dish instead of individual ones. Want to make it Paleo, make a cauliflower mash instead of mashed potatoes.


1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

3 tablespoon tomato paste

½ teaspoon salt

¾ cup dry red wine

2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 large parsnip, diced small (about 1¼ cups)

2-8oz packs babybella or crimini mushrooms, sliced

1 (150g) pack roasted and peeled chestnuts, quartered

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

10-12 medium size Yukon Gold potatoes (about 2 lbs)

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

⅓ – ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

¾ cup vegetable broth or unsweetened almond milk


Gluten Free Passover Recipes Part 3: Mushroom, Zucchini & Quinoa Breakfast Muffins (Dairy)

breakfast-muffins-webServes: 18 muffins

You can serve these as appetizers at a party or for dinner, and they make a great, well balanced, satisfying (and easy) breakfast or snack.  And, as most of our recipes, you can customize it by using your favorite vegetables or cheeses.


For the Quinoa:

1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1¼ cups raw quinoa (any variety)

1¼ cups water

1 teaspoon salt

For the Vegetables:

3 medium zucchini, shredded

1-8oz pack baby bella mushrooms or any mushrooms of your choice, silced

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

½ teaspoon salt

⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper

½ teaspoon garlic powder

Cheese and eggs:

6 large eggs, beaten

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup crumbled feta cheese



Quinoa and vegetables can be made ahead and kept in the refrigerator. When you want to make the muffins mix with eggs and cheese and bake.

Muffins can be kept in the fridge for 3-4 days and eaten cold or reheated.

The Sephardic sisters behind May I Have That Recipe bring their own unique blend of equal parts Spain, Lebanon, Israel and USA that shines in their interesting and healthy vegetarians and kosher recipes.  Using fresh seasonal ingredients, spices and a beautiful presentation they appeal equally to experienced and first time cooks. Check out their website, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook.

AliBabka by Alison Gütwaks

Crunchy Corn Dogs (Meat)

CornDogs-webMakes 10 Servings

These corn dogs are perfect for dinner or an impromptu party on Passover! Sans the corn, Osem Homestyle Passover Roll Mix gives these hot dogs the perfect crunch and flavor. The ketchup and roasted garlic aioli makes these “corn” dogs both kid and adult friendly.


1 quart vegetable oil

1 – 7oz. package Osem Homestyle Passover Roll Mix

1 cup boiling water

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

2 eggs

2 tablespoons Osem Israeli cake meal

10 hot dogs, cut in half

20 wooden skewers


Roasted Garlic Aioli:

Incredible Bissli Chicken Bites (Meat)

Bisslichicken-webAbout 4 servings

These incredible Encrusted Bissli Chicken Bites are a perfect balance, crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. Everyone will love eating one of their favorite snacks in a whole new way! Try dipping these chicken bites in the balsamic honey ketchup for a sweet and savory flavor, or if you prefer a dip with a little kick, opt for the spicy horseradish Aioli.


3 Eggs

2 – 7 oz. Bags of Osem Bissli, any flavor

2 cups Osem Matzah Cake Meal

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

1 ½ lbs. chicken, boneless skinless

Vegetable Oil, for frying


Fried Chicken:

Baked Chicken:

Spicy Horseradish Aioli


1 tablespoon white prepared horseradish

½ cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon garlic, minced

Pinch of salt and pepper


Mix all ingredients together until smooth and fully incorporated.

Balsamic Honey Ketchup


¾ cup ketchup

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

Scant ¼ cup honey


Mix all ingredients together until smooth and fully incorporated.

Almond and Crouton Encrusted Salmon (Pareve)

Almond Crouton Salmon-webMakes 6-8 Servings

Salmon is a very flavorful fish that needs little done to make it taste fantastic.  The Osem croutons, salted almonds and citrusy lemons brings out the bright flavor of the fish.  Enjoy this salmon cold or hot.  It is sure to be a winner for your taste buds!


½ cup salted almonds, finely ground

1 – 5.9oz. box Mini Osem Croutons, finely ground

Black pepper and salt, to taste

½ tsp. dried cilantro

1 side of salmon

2 lemons

Fresh cilantro, for garnish


Alison Gütwaks in the president and chef of AliBabka.  She is a personal chef to many clients around Columbus, Ohio and all over the United States.  She ships desserts nationwide and can be hired as a personal chef on your next vacation.  If you are ever in Columbus, send her an email and she will deliver food to your hotel.  Check out her website, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.