Purim Recipes

Celebrate Purim with these delicious recipes! This year, Purim is close to Shabbat, so time spent cooking and baking is at a premium. We selected recipes that are easy and quick to make, and can be made ahead.

2 min

Breslev Israel staff

Posted on 01.03.23

Editor’s Note: If a holiday falls on a Thursday-Friday, be sure to read Eruv Tavshilin to properly prepare for Shabbat.




Tuna Steaks – If you are in the mood for a juicy steak but not for beef, try this simple recipe for juicy red tuna steaks! 

Oven-Baked Fish FilletA simple, quick recipe for fish fillets baked in the oven. The result: a healthy, indulgent dish with the taste of home!  

Scallion Dill Sauce – Jamie Geller made this sauce and so many asked for the recipe. It is so good with salmon, but you can serve it with other fish, chicken, or even veggies. 


Main Course


Beef Meatballs in Tomato Sauce – Need a simple recipe for the hectic Purim-Shabbat cooking spree? Try this delicious recipe by Shuki Galili that will have no leftovers! 


Caribbean Roast ChickenA sweet tasting chicken roasted with sweet potatoes and pineapple so you have a main dish and one side all in one go. This recipe is an easy one-pan supper! 



  Chickpea Roulade with Spinach & Pine Nut StuffingRobust chickpeas serve as the base of this stunning roulade, which is stuffed with fresh, garlicky spinach and crunchy pine nuts.


Rosemary Chicken – Chicken baked with rosemary and apples gives a delicious main dish that’s easy and quick to make. Great for a festive meal.  


  Garlic Honey Brisket – Another terrific recipe from Jamie Geller. The brisket and marinade can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance before baking. 


Braised Stuffed Veal Breast with Porcini MushroomsPorcini mushrooms are an elegant accompaniment for tender and mildly flavored veal. The flavor gets better the longer the dish sits and the ingredients meld.  




Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF Option)The secret of a good chocolate chip cookie is a soft and chewy texture, achieved by baking them only until they are just cooked, not a second longer. Recipe from Jamie Geller. 


Pecan, Chocolate, and Raspberry Rugelach – Enjoy this rugelach that is not only delicious but healthier too! Freezes well, so make extras of this sure-to-please dessert. 




Best Apple Crisp – Is it a side dish, or a dessert? Crisp, or kugel? Just apples, or with cranberries? Either way you serve it up, it is a sure winner with family and guests! 


Applesauce Cake – My favorite recipe now! One bowl, dump & go, very forgiving recipe and it turns out moist and freezes well! 




  HamantashenCheck out these mouth-watering hamantashen recipes from Jamie Geller that are sure to add smiles to your Purim baskets.

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