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A unique menu highlighting the classic savory & spicy flavors of Sephardi cuisine
This complex and savory menu features of a savory butternut squash soup, two salads – a beet & orange arugula salad, and an Israeli inspired carrot & pomegranate seed. A savory and spicy baked chicken with squash and pomegranate seeds, and for a sweet finish a traditional date & honey cake.
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Butternut Squash & Saffron SoupThis comforting soup is a delightful way to enjoy the bounty of autumn produce, like butternut squash. It is a velvety concoction of squash, fresh veggie stock and a treasure of aromatic spices. Crème fraiche boosts its creaminess, while the harissa provides a touch of heat.
Beet & Pomegranate Seed SaladThis simple salad recipe is a virtual kaleidoscope of colorful fruits and veggies. It is a healthy combination of beets, red onions, blood orange, pomegranate seeds and arugula in a tangy pomegranate vinaigrette. Add walnuts for a satisfying crunch. Serve as a side or a quick and tasty lunch.
Israeli Carrot & Pomegranate SaladSome of the simplest salad recipes, like this Israeli-inspired one, can be the most elegant. It marries the sweetness of carrots and raisins with savory garlic and tart pomegranate seeds. Toss in the delightful citrus vinaigrette and serve.
Baked Chicken With Acorn Squash & Pomegranate SeedsLooking for a creative and simple chicken recipe? Why not try this Asian-style dish that features succulent chicken and tender acorn squash, baked in a sweet & spicy pomegranate sauce! It cooks in one pan and makes a beautiful presentation.
Moroccan-Style Couscous With 7 VegetablesIf you want to serve your family a quick and healthy dish, this Moroccan-style recipe features comforting couscous simmered with seven different vegetables and fragrant Middle Eastern-inspired spices. It is a delicious recipe that vegans, vegetarians, and even meat eaters can enjoy.