Shavuot Dishes: Some of my Favorites Dairy Creations. All Recipes Included

You’re gonna LOVE my mega Shavuot Recipes! Lots of’em, scroll down, you’ll see! My – usually virtuous enough – students and readers have asked me specifically to go all out for my Shavuot Dishes, starring mostly dairy treats, all those foods we love to hate. “With Cheese!!!”, one of them even emailed me in bold print: You asked for the Shavuot splurge! The good news is, many of them, in fact most, can easily be made pareve, using as always all-natural ingredients: That’s all I have eyes for!

Here then are some of my great dairy Shavuot favorites. When planning your menu for Shavuot dishes, please have a heart and do not include too many dairy dishes at the same meal, or you’ll risk getting too cheesy. So please find a good balance of Shavuot Dairy Classics with some other, more tame dishes.

Onion Soup

Corn Chowder. All Variations

Cold Avocado Cucumber Soup

Cold Watercress Soup

Cold Fruit Soup


Cold Minted Escarole Pea Soup

Mushroom and Feta-Stuffed Tilapia Rolls

Caesar’s Salad


Minted Watermelon Feta Cheese Salad

Assorted Homemade Flavored Butters

Spinach Frittata

Polenta Casserole au Gratin

Endive Waldorf Salad

Eggplant Roulades. All Stuffed Vegetable Variations

Risotto with all Variations

Pasta with Pesto Sauce. All Variations

Penne with Tomato Sauce. All Variations

Cabbage Blue Cheese Strudel

Lasagna with Roasted Vegetables

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Bread Crumbs Topping

Corn Bread. All Variations

Irish Soda Bread

Roquefort Hazelnut Scones

Ricotta Almond Pie

Ricotta Berry Parfait

Lemon Cake



Cheese Babka

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Frozen Coconut Crunch Chocolate. Ice Cream Cake Variation

2 replies
  1. Chaya
    Chaya says:

    Hi Levana, Thanks for the Shavous recipes. I have your book and use it all the time. I love how you combine ingredients to make rich tasting dishes that are natural.


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