Shabbat Menu- Easy and Elegant with a Touch of Summer Flavor

Kosher.com Staff July 29, 2021

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When all the world is full of back to school sales, it seems like you’ve blinked and missed the end of summer and headed straight for Fall. Hey, it’s still August. It’s still 90 degrees most days! So there’s still potential for a Shabbat meal outdoors. 

Harness the flavors of summer and don’t let them go, even as you’re planning your Rosh Hashanah menu. These end of August days are a culmination of all our favorite summer flavors, so celebrate with these perfect crowd-pleaser recipes.

Happy cooking!



Fish Taco Lettuce Cups by Michal Frischman

These gorgeous fish lettuce cups are easy to make ahead, not to mention adorable! Top with a fresh veggie salsa, quick pickled onions (a must!) and a creamy lime-mayo dressing, and you’ve got a winner!


Arugula Salad with Watermelon, Carrot Ribbons, and Jalapenos by Rivki Rabinowitz

The pairing of carrots, beets, sprouts, and jalapeno with strawberries and watermelon turn every bite of this salad into something exciting. Eat anytime, and feel like summer no matter when! 


Terra-Stick Cutlet Skewers by Chanie Nayman

Switch up your basic schnitzel with this fun and delicious twist using crushed Terra chips or sticks. Serve with a delicious jam dipping sauce and watch these skewers disappear!


Garlic and Shallot-Topped Smashed Potatoes by Miriam (Pascal) Cohen

Here’s the secret of smashed potatoes: they’re elegant yet incredibly easy to make! For a potato dish that’s better than average but has just 3 simple ingredients, this is the one you’ll turn to.


Oven-Baked Glazed Corned Beef by Renee Chernin

Many people are reluctant to make corned beef because it usually has to simmer on the stove top for several hours, heating up the house with a pungent aroma. Try this simpler oven method for a much easier prep that’s just as delicious.


Deconstructed Blueberry Pie by Estee Kafra

Let’s hold on to summer a little longer with this super quick genius shortcut on blueberry pie. Make your own pie filling using fresh blueberries and layer it with a sweet crumb topping and a dollop of ice cream.  It doesn’t get simpler!