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Recipes for Dorot Frozen Herbs


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When I first discovered frozen cubes of ginger, garlic and herbs from Dorot at the local kosher market, I couldn’t believe it.  What a great idea!  It’s about time someone came out with an easy to use alternative to dried herbs or jarred garlic.  How many times had I bought a huge bouquet of dill for chicken soup, only to find a bag of mush on the bottom of my fridge a few weeks later?  These Dorot cubes give the taste of fresh garlic and herbs, without the chopping and the waste.

Charoset with Ginger

Dorot is named for the kibbutz in Israel where the idea was hatched.  Like all great ideas, the inspiration for crushed garlic came as an answer to a clear consumer need.  About 30 years ago one of the kibbutz members turned his home into the first experimental laboratory and worked on what would years later become Dorot’s flagship product, frozen crushed garlic. The first plant for crushed garlic production was established in Kibbutz Dorot in 1992, in a caravan.  And the rest, as they say—is history!

Seder Matzah Ball Soup

Dorot Garlic & Herbs come in 7 varieties, Crushed Garlic, Chopped Basil, Chopped Parsley, Chopped Cilantro, Crushed Ginger, Chopped Dill, and even Chopped Chili, no more “chilified” fingers burning your eyes.  Dorot picks, chops and packages all its products while they are still fresh and tasty so they retain all their natural flavor.   They are easy to use one cube at a time — like miniature ice cubes and they last for 2 years in your freezer.  But I’m guessing they won’t last long in yours!

Dorot Leek Pancake

On Passover, the challenge is adding vibrant flavors with so many restrictions and an off limits spice cabinet.  Here are some fabulous kosher for Passover recipes from the Dorot chefs that will make your Passover herbalicious!

Main Image – Coconut Cream & Ginger Tower


More Recipes from Dorot -

Seder Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

Slices of Beef Fillet

Chopped Liver

Beef Bourguion

Roasted Lamb with Artichoke Hearts

Herb Leek Pancake with Aioli

 Chopped Liver

Charoset with Ginger

Roasted Chicken with Peach Chutney and Cilantro

Many more recipes are available online at www.mydorot.com – for Passover and other holidays.

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About Tamar Genger MA, RD


Tamar lives in New York and is the mother of three amazing children, a Registered Dietitian, professor of Nutrition, and as you can probably guess, a foodie! Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!




2 Responses to Recipes for Dorot Frozen Herbs

  1. What recipe is this one in the main picture? Looks devine!

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