Rosh Hashanah: Mouthwatering Recipes For A Sweet New Year

Shana Tova U’Metukah!

Rosh Hashanah is all about eating delicious food together to help ensure that you will have a sweet New Year! With delicious and symbolic foods ranging from beets to black-eyed peas, apples dipped in honey isn’t your only option. We’ve got some classics, some off-beat suggestions – and so many delicious ways to celebrate the New Year.

Beet Chips With Spicy Honey Mayo

Image courtesy of The Nosher

Image courtesy of The Nosher

Having everyone over? Kick off the festivities with a tasty snack of crispy beet chips dipped into a delectable honey mayo sauce. (Our top tip? Double the recipe. Yes, they’re that good.)

The Hebrew word for beets sounds like the word for “remove”, or selek, and eaten to express the hope that your enemies will depart.

Grandma’s Tzimmes

Image courtesy of My Jewish Learning

Image courtesy of My Jewish Learning

It’s just not Rosh Hashanah without tzimmes, a hot, sweet carrot dish, and this recipe is time-tested and true. Add the brisket and you’re home free.

Roasted Vegetables with Pomegranate Vinagrette

Image courtesy of Martha Stewart

Image courtesy of Martha Stewart

Roasted vegetables are naturally sweet, and the pomegranate flavours really make the dish pop, all whilst adding some beautiful colour. Great as a side dish to your brisket.

Apple-Honey Challah

Courtesy of Tori Avey

Courtesy of Tori Avey

Challah for dinner? Sure. Challah spread with honey or pomegranate for breakfast the next morning? Now we’re talking. Bonus: this recipe will make your kitchen smell absolutely amazing.

Maple Cake With Brown Butter Apples


Courtesy of Serious Eats

A sweet New Year? You bet dessert is important. This maple cake brings a Canadian twist to your menu, and the in-season apple topper is a game-changer.

May you have a sweet New Year – and a delicious one as well!

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