Shavuot Menu Ideas (Blintzes, Cheesecake, Ziti – Oh My!)

June is a tricky time for a holiday like Shavuot. On one hand, I love having an excuse to make dairy-centric meals. But on the other hand, I don’t want to eat heavy, cheese-laden food this time of year. As we approach Shavuot I have put together some of recipe ideas that include some lighter fair perfect for outdoor eating and warmer weather. Hope this inspires you! Tell us what you’re making below, and submit any questions if you’re looking for input or advice.


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To start:

Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing & Challah Croutons

Labneh Watermelon Corn Salsa Spinach, Blueberry & Goat Cheese Salad

Chickpea Arugula Salad with Tahini Dressing

Cucumber Avocado Soup

Creamy Roasted Beet Soup


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For the main event:

Cauliflower Tomato Bake with Basil & Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Mozzarella Stacks

Green Lasagna

Classic Blintzes or Gluten-free Blintzes

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Strawberry Rhubarb Blintzes

Baked Salmon with Caramelized Onions

Baked Ziti Cupcakes


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And for cheesecake…

Classic Cheesecake

Lavender Cheesecake

Black and White Cookie Cheesecake

Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake


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