A Greek Shabbat Menu

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Tamar Genger MA, RD
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It’s the little things that matter. In this week’s parsha, we encounter a bird's nest. If the mother is sitting upon the baby bird or its eggs, we cannot take the mother with the young. We are taught to send away the mother bird first, and only then take the young or the eggs. The reward for this act of compassion is a long life. This week we’re going to give the birds a break, but I can’t resist the opportunity to serve these nests

KATAIFI NESTS WITH MAURITANIAN GROUND LAMB

lamb kataifi

These nests can be found in the frozen section of most markets so you can fill them with anything you like, but ground lamb is always delicious. 

CHICKEN WITH OLIVES, TOMATOES AND ONIONS

Chicken with Olives, Tomatoes & Onions

Keep it easy with a seared chicken breast with lots of flavor. 

ZOODLES WITH PESTO

Zucchinni Ribbons

Zucchini is transformed when it is sliced paper thin. 

GREEK POTATOES WITH LEMON & GARLIC

Greek Potatoes with Lemon & Garlic

If you need a little extra try these yummy potatoes. 

NON DAIRY OLIVE OIL GELATO

elea olive oil ice cream

Olive oil helps make this non dairy dessert extra delicious. 

For last year's Ki Teitzei menu click here.