Recipes for Sukkot

Here are several recipes from around the world that have all found their way into the sukkah. To read more about Sukkot celebrations in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, see the story Season of Rejoicing from issue #141.

Kibbeh (Lamb and Bulgur Wheat Croquettes)

These spiced croquettes are a classic Middle Eastern snack. See the recipe for Kibbeh »

Marinated Cauliflower Salad

This briny mix of cauliflower and olives is a refreshing starter salad for a rich meal. See the recipe for Marinated Cauliflower Salad »

Techina (Tahini Dip)

Brightened with lemon and garlic, tahini becomes a bright, creamy dip. Try it with warm, fresh pita, or sliced vegetables. See the recipe for Techina »

Kreplach Soup (Chicken Dumplings in Broth)

These classic chicken-stuffed dumplings are a Jewish holiday favorite.

Za’atar Dip

The Middle Eastern spice blend za’atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It’s ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita. See the recipe for Za’atar Dip »

Holishkes (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

These beef-stuffed cabbage rolls in a tangy sauce are oven-braised until tender. See the recipe for Holishkes »

T’fina Pkaila (Beef Rib and Meatball Stew)

This Tunisian stew is packed with flavor from tender beef spare ribs, cilantro-spiked meatballs, and spinach. See the recipe for T’fina Pkaila »

Salade de Pois Chiches (Chickpea Salad)

This bright, slightly spicy salad is great served alongside roasted chicken. See the recipe for Chickpea Salad »

Challot (Challah Knots)

These fluffy, brioche-like rolls are traditionally served on Jewish holidays, but they’re perfect for any occasion. See the recipe for Challot »

Pirishkes (Poppy Seed-Honey Cookies)

These crunchy cookies are drenched in warm honey. See the recipe for Pirishkes »

Fish Balls in Tomato Sauce

A spicy tomato sauce injects bright flavor into these fish balls, a North African Jewish delicacy. See the recipe for Fish Balls in Tomato Sauce »

Lokshen Kugel (Savory Noodle Kugel)

Typically a sweet casserole, this version of noodle kugel is savory, flavored with garlic and onions. See the recipe for Lokshen Kugel »

Baba Ghannouj

The classic Middle Eastern eggplant spread, redolent with garlic and smoky charred eggplant, is made even creamier with the addition of mayonnaise. See the recipe for Baba Ghannouj »

Tzimmes (Root Vegetable Stew)

Sweetened with honey and prunes, this stew is an autumn staple at Jewish holiday tables. See the recipe for Tzimmes »

Lekach (Honey-Spice Cake)

Perfumed with honey and citrus, this spiced cake is a classic at Jewish holiday tables. To make this recipe pareve for meat meals, replace the butter for greasing the pan with canola oil. See the recipe for Lekach »

Plum Strudel

This satisfying pastry layers plum preserves and walnuts for a gooey, crumbly cake.