Rosh Hashanah Recipes and Menu Ideas


For those of celebrating the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), it  is fastly approaching. This two day holiday that honors the start of the new year and features symbolic foods like  apples and honey, dates, pomegranates and more begins this Friday night. I’m very excited that I have the opportunity to spend this holiday with my entire family. Wishes for a sweet new year would not be complete without them and their delicious recipes.

Find some of these delicious Rosh Hashanah recipe ideas after the jump!


Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

Tevzi-Poached Fish with Pomegranate Sauce

Harvard Beets

Main Courses

Grandma’s Beef Brisket

Pomegranate Walnut Chicken

Baked Lemon Sole

Side Dishes

Bistro Challah Bread

Honey Ginger Carrots

Lick Your Fingers Kugel

Some variation of honey cake is a must!

Honey Apple Cake

Lekach (Honey Cake)

Chewy Date Bars (use margarine)


Honey Apple Tea

Hot Apple Punch

Orange and Honey Coffee

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  • Joanne

    I am not Jewish but have a definite yearning to learn to cook in all different styles so I may try some of those goodies! Thanks for the comprehensive list. Have fun with your family this weekend!

  • Linda (Weekend Cook)

    I am glad you found my blog. I had copied this recipe last year but never copied where it came from! I do use several recipes from Recipes4Living!

  • Fast Food Recipes

    Awesome list. Thanks for sharing!

  • Secret Restaurant Recipes

    I enjoyed reading the post. I’ve saved you to my favorites. Keep up the good work!


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