Try this potato kugel recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival. This potato kugel recipe is a vegan recipe in that it contains ingredients that are not from any animal products or animal by-products, including poultry and fish. There are many recipes that qualify as vegan recipes, but one has to watch that the ingredients do not derive from any animal products or animal by-products. A potato kugel recipe is a typical recipe for vegans during the Passover / Pesach festival as are many other recipes that feature potato in them.
What does kugel mean? The word "kugel" is from the Yiddish word "kugl", which in turn is from the Middle High German word "kugel", meaning "ball" (Middle High German is the German of the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries). Kugel (also spelled: kugal) is essentially a baked pudding - traditionally of potatoes or noodles - that is usually served as a side dish. The following potato kugel recipe contains mushrooms for added flavor.
6 medium-size potatoes, peeled and diced
3 large portobello mushroom caps
2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons oil
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 pound button mushrooms, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions for the Potato-Mushroom Kugel recipe:
Serves 8 to 10.