Menu planning for a Jewish New Year celebration? Here are 58 great recipes for Rosh Hashanah.
Apples dipped in honey—and Honey Cake—are quintessential recipes for Rosh Hashanah. But other foods symbolize our hopes and dreams for good luck, new beginnings, good health, and prosperity, too. Pomegranates, dates, green beans, beets, and sweet winter squashes like pumpkin and butternut are auspicious Jewish New Year foods, too. There are lots of recipes for Rosh Hashanah dishes that incorporate these ingredients.
Rosh Hashanah is a food holiday if ever there was one. Check out these 58 favorite recipes for Rosh Hashanah. This list will help you build the perfect menu to celebrate the holiday and guarantee a sweet new year.
Beets Brighten Up this White Bean Hummus
Made like a traditional hummus, with white beans, garlic, and tahini, this bright spread is sweeter than the regular type, thanks to the addition of roasted beets.
Beet Salad with Harissa Dressing
This simple beet salad is a perfect combination of earthy, sweet, tangy, tart, and spicy. The dressing includes our favorite Middle Eastern condiment--spicy hot Harissa.
Beet Salad: from side dish to main course
Capers and dill pickles add tang to this beet salad.
Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese
Israeli Salad includes finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, as well as hard-boiled eggs and feta cheese.
Green Bean Salad with Crispy Fried Onions
Crisp-tender green beans and radishes are tossed with a bright whole-grain Dijon mustard dressing and topped with shaved ricotta salata (or feta or goat cheese).
This fresh and colorful salad includes many of the important simanim (signs or symbols) of Rosh Hashanah: Apples, pumpkin (seeds), pomegranate, and honey.
Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad with Chickpeas and Cranberries
This Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad is topped with honey roasted cranberries and crispy seasoned chickpeas.
Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Apple Polenta Gorgonzola Bites
These apple and blue cheese polenta bites are a fun appetizer.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garbanzo Beans and Almonds
Chermoula Roasted Beets | Air Fryer Recipe
These air fryer beets make an easy and delicious vegan side dish.
Roasted Carrots, Apples & Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Tahini
Carrots, apples, and sweet potatoes are roasted in warming fall spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, and then drizzled with a slightly sweet, nutty cinnamon tahini sauce.
Raw Balsamic Tahini Beet Noodles - Strength and Sunshine
The sweetness of beets combined with the tang and creaminess of a balsamic tahini is a perfect match.
Oven Baked Beet Chips
Rich & Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce with Sage
Homemade Pumpkin Pasta and the Taste Creations Blog Hop for October
Delicate pumpkin gnocchi are flavored with just a hint of nutmeg.
Sauerkraut Chickpea Flour Ravioli + Spiced Applesauce
If you're looking for an unusual side that is vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free, try these chickpea ravioli stuffed with sauerkraut topped with applesauce!
Jasmine Rice Stuffing with Butternut Squash, Dates & Cranberries
Butternut Ginger Soup | Instant Pot Recipe
This easy Instant Pot soup is creamy, nutritious, and a perfect way to ring in the New Year.
Pumpkin ginger and brown butter soup with caramelized chestnuts
This creamy sweet pumpkin soup is spiked with ginger and topped with caramelized chestnuts and toasted pecans.
Simple Pumpkin Cream Soup
This creamy pumpkin soup is more savory than sweet.
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
This silky vegan butternut soup is topped with spicy roasted chickpeas for extra flavor.
Vegan Pumpkin Curry Skillet Meal Recipe
This vegan pumpkin curry makes a great vegetarian main course for Rosh Hashanah.
Chicken Quinoa Salad with Apple Vinaigrette
With chicken, kale, quinoa, radishes, purple cabbage, crisp apples, raisins, and pine nuts all tossed in a tangy and flavorful cumin-apple
vinaigrette, this is a great option for a lighter Rosh Hashanah main dish.
Lettuce wraps with chicken, pasta salad and mint yogurt sauce
Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs
This cast-iron skillet-cooked chicken dish combines spicy, tangy sriracha sauce with sweet honey in an addictive glaze.
Perfect Roast Chicken
This chicken roasting method turns out the most perfect, cripsy-skinned, juicy and moist chicken you've ever had.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken
Using your air fryer to cook a whole chicken turns out a bird with shatteringly crisp skin meat that is almost impossibly succulent and flavorful.
Chicken Bake with Apples, Onions, and Horseradish
Chicken and rice is baked with horseradish, onions, and apples.
Jewish Stuffed Cabbage
Jewish stuffed cabbage is filled with a sweet-and-sour mix of ground beef, rice, raisins, and other ingredients.
Pressure Cooker Jewish Style Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage
Traditional style sweet and sour stuffed cabbage that cooks in less than an hour.
Brisket with Roasted Carrots and Hasselback New Potatoes
This roast brisket with carrots and hasselback potatoes is a satisfying meal.
This Jewish brisket recipe is everything — it’s tender, falls apart, it’s loaded with flavor, and free of junk ingredients.
The Best Beef Brisket Recipe
This juicy beef brisket recipe is the most tender brisket you will ever taste. It's basted in sweet barbecue sauce and currant jelly, just like the traditional brisket recipe that your grandmother used to make, only better!
Pressure Cooker Friday Night Shabbos Brisket
The pressure cooker makes it quick to cook traditional brisket.
Easy Instant Pot Brisket In Tomato Sauce — Keto, Low Carb, Paleo
Pressure cooker brisket in tomato sauce.
Instant Pot Leg of Lamb — Low Carb, Keto, Paleo, Gluten Free
Use the Instant Pot to make the most tender and juicy leg of lamb ever!
The Best Challah Recipe
No Rosh Hashanah meal is complete without a gorgeous round of homemade challah!
Round Challah for Rosh Hashana
Delicious light and airy round challah is served on Rosh Hashanah to symbolize the cycle of life.
Beet Buns - Renana's Kitchen
Beet buns are an interesting--and colorful--alternative to challah.
Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake —So Moist and Delicious
Jews eat honey cake on Rosh Hashanah as a symbol of hope for a sweet year to come. This one is deliciously moist with an alluringly crisp edge.
Babka is a dense cake swirled with delicious layers of everything from chocolate, cinnamon sugar, Nutella and more! This chocolate version is a favorite.
How to Make a Rose Apple Pie
Thinly sliced apples are shaped into roses in this elegant apple pie.
Apple Pie Bread Recipe with Honey Caramel Sauce
This recipe combines all the flavors of apple pie recipe with a delicious babka.
Honey Cheesecake with Apple Pecan Shortbread Crust
Try this delicious twist on an apple-and-honey cake!
Apple Upside Down Cake with Honey (gluten-free, whole grain options and dairy-free)
This upside down apple-and-honey cake is sticky sweet and gluten- and dairy-free!
Gluten-Free Apple-Cinnamon Kugel Made With Coconut Flour
Here's another gluten-free twist on a classic Jewish dessert. This kugel uses thinly sliced apples and a coconut flour-based batter.
Caramel Apple Pie Bars (Vegan & Gluten Free) | Crowded Kitchen
The picture says it all here--sweet apples, crumbly streusel topping, and rich caramel drizzle.
Honey Cake Whoopie Pies
Like soft little cakes, these whoopie pies are fragrant and lightly sweet, with a spiced cream-cheese filling.
Cherry Almond Mandel Bread (Mandelbrot Recipe)
Mandelbrot is a typical Passover dessert, but it makes a great gluten-free option for Rosh Hashanah, too!
Honey Cake Biscotti - The Monday Box
These biscotti are a fun twist on the usual Rosh Hashanah honey cake.
Apple Cinnamon Biscotti
With the quintessential fall flavors of apples and cinnamon, these crunchy biscotti are just the thing for Rosh Hashanah.
Apples and Honey Cookies
These chewy cookies are the perfect way to enjoy the flavors of honey-dipped apples.
Honey Applesauce Cake - The Monday Box
Or try a cake version of honey-dipped apples!
Totally Fool Proof Gluten Free Apple Cake Recipe
This gluten-free apple cake is incredibly creamy and the recipe is completely fool proof.
Honey Apple Gluten Free Galette
This galette recipe makes great use of the apples-and-honey combo--and it's gluten free!
Honey Lollipops for Licking, Stirring, and Gifting
These adorable candy pops double as tea stirrers, adding smooth honey sweetness as they melt into the tea!
Think chewy, creamy caramel with a fruity touch. These easy to make sweets are a festive treat and make wonderful gifts.