Cooking and Baking

No Measuring Allowed: Goldy’s Matbucha

Kosher.com Staff April 20, 2023

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Recipe brought to you by Goldy Guttman

Welcome to our weekly lifestyle column, No Measuring Allowed. Every week we share fun and easy Shabbat desserts, and savory dishes, too. The recipes don’t require any measuring or special equipment, and call for about 6 ingredients! Perfect for busy moms and dads, or kids who love to help in the kitchen!

Easy Matbucha


1 onion, chopped

1 red pepper, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 jalapeno pepper, chopped

4+ plum tomatoes, chopped


Salt and Pepper, to taste

Tomato paste, to taste

Garlic Powder, to taste

Sugar, to taste


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Place chopped veggies on a large sheet pan. 

3. Spray with oil and season with salt and pepper.

4. Roast for about 30-40 minutes. Allow to cool.

5. In a bowl of a food processor, place the roasted veggies with some tomato paste, garlic powder, and a little bit of sugar. Blend until desired consistency.