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31 Rave-Worthy Appetizers for All Your Yom Tov Meals

Kosher.com Staff September 12, 2018

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A beautiful appetizer done right sets the stage for an unforgettable meal. Whether you go soup, salad, or miniature masterpiece, your Yom Tov meals will be off to a great start with these delicious, rave-worthy picks! And if you hear a couple of “I’m already full”s after the first course, take it as a compliment!


  1. Meaty Leek Soup by Faigy Grossman
  2. Roasted Pumpkin Soup by Faigy Grossman
  3. Best Chicken Soup by Esther Deutsch
  4. Cream of Asparagus Soup with Roasted Water Chestnuts by Chani Salzer
  5. Sweet Potato Carrot Ginger Bisque by Esther Deutsch
  6. Sweet Cabbage Soup with Crunchy Potato Bake by Rivky Kleiman
  7. No-Bouillon Minestrone Soup by Esther Deutsch
  8. Roasted Carrot and Fennel Soup by Sina Mizrahi
  9. Restaurant Mushroom Barley Soup by Brynie Greisman
  10. Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Soup by Danielle Renov
  1. Duo Salad with Poppy Dressing by Leah Schapira
  2. Baby Kale Salad with Lemon-Sesame Dressing by Faigy Grossman
  3. Roasted Portobello Chicken Salad by Esther Deutsch
  4. Greens with Roasted Vegetables, Skirt Steak and Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas by Rorie Weisberg
  5. Shredded Pastrami and Turkey Salad by Rivky Kleiman
  6. Hot Mushroom Salad by Temi Philip
  7. Asian Peanut Chicken Salad by Jamie Geller
  8. Crispy Duck Salad with Warm Garlic Confit Vinaigrette by Michal Frischman
  9. Tic Tac Toe Salad Plate by Esther Ottensoser
  10. Kani Salad over Sushi Rice by Leah Brisman
  1. Pastrami Bruschetta by Chana Schapiro
  2. Steak and Hummus Flatbreads by Miriam Pascal
  3. Sushi Gefilte Fish by Esther Deutsch
  4. Olive and Tomato Dip by Victora Dwek
  5. Tricolor Gefilte Fish Plate by Esther Ottensoser
  6. Waffle-icious Corned Beef with Cherry BBQ Sauce by Chavi Feldman
  7. Chicken Taco Bites by Michal Frischman
  8. Turkey Egg Rolls by Rivky Kleiman
  9. Tempura Trio by Rivky Kleiman
  10. Stacked Pastrami Roll-ups by Rivky Kleiman
  11. Spare Ribs with Parsnip Mash by Michal Frischman