How about a kugel recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival that has no cholesterol? Kugel recipes abound, but the following vegetable kugel recipe keeps your health in mind.
What is kugel? Kugel (also spelled: kugal) means "pudding" in Yiddish. More specifically, the word "kugel" derives from the Yiddish word "kugl" which in turn derives from the Middle High German word "kugel", meaning "ball". Kugel is essentially a baked pudding - usually, but not always, of potatoes and/or noodles - which is usually served as a side dish.
2 cups grated Red Delicious apple
2 cups grated raw sweet potato
2 cups grated raw carrot
2 cups matzo meal
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine, melted
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking soda (see note below)
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 cup granulated sugar, optional
Instructions for the Vegetable Kugel recipe:
Yield: 12 to 16 casserole servings.
Nutrition Information Per Serving (based on 12 servings): Calories: 230; Fat: 15.5 grams (61 percent calories from Fat); Saturated Fat: 3 grams; Cholesterol: no cholesterol; Protein: 2 grams; Carbohydrates: 21 grams; Sugar: 6 grams; Fiber: 2.5 grams; Sodium: 788 milligrams; Calcium: 24 milligrams; Potassium: 174 milligrams.
Note: Use a food processor to make it very easy to complete this recipe. Baking soda is permitted for the Passover festival because it is a pure product and not a leavening agent.