Most Rosh Hashana menus are built around a meat and poultry entrees and often include fish and a chicken-based soup as well, but you don't need meat to enjoy a beautiful, festive meal. This vegetarian menu showcases several foods that hold special meaning on Rosh Hashana; most are vegan, and all of them are pareve (dairy-free), in case you'll be accommodating both omnivores and vegetarians, and want the option of adding some non-vegetarian dishes to the lineup.
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Apples, Honey, and Pomegranate
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A round raisin challah is a mainstay of many Rosh Hashana meals. This homemade Honey Wheat Raisin Challah is studded with sweet golden raisins and enriched with white whole wheat flour, vanilla, and a touch of cardamom.
If you need a vegan alternative, try this Maple-Glazed Vegan Water Challah -- you can leave it plain, or knead raisins into the dough.
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This vibrant Roasted Carrot, Apple, and Celery Soup makes an elegant starter to a festive meal.
If you want a more traditional holiday soup, this Vegetarian Matzo Ball Soup has so much savory flavor, no one will miss the chicken.
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Colorful and satisfying, this Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine with Couscous is easy to prepare and looks impressive.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Broccoli is always a crowd pleaser, and this Roasted Broccoli with Ginger is absolutely irresistible. Don't expect to have leftovers!
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This healthier spin on a traditional Jewish Apple Cake features whole grain flour and less fat and sugar than the original recipe.