Summertime is all about the barbecues and indulgent vacation eating, right? But it’s also about an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables finally in season. And for some Jews, it marks a time of mourning for the destruction of the temple called The Three Weeks. We are currently in the midst of The Three Weeks, and this Friday will begin the last nine days, when it is traditional for Jews to abstain from eating meat, drinking alcohol, listening to music and buying new clothes among other activities.
To help all our friends get through summer eating, whether you are vegetarian all the time, trying to eat less meat or observing these nine meatless days, we’ve got a slew of delicious (and beautiful) recipes to try.
Soups and Salads
Cream of Carrot Soup with Jalapenos
Israeli Salad with Chickpeas Feta and Mint
Red Quinoa Tabbouleh with Labneh
Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese
Haloumi with Peaches and Balsamic Vinegar
Fresh Mozzarella with Garlic Scape and Spinach Pesto
Ricotta and Pine Nut Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Broccoli and cottage cheese pancakes
Roasted tomato and labneh pappardelle
Cauliflower Tomato Bake with Basil and Parmesan
Sweet Potato Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Mixed Roasted Vegetables with Tahini Sauce
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