Saturday, December 5, 2015

Hanukkah Kugel

Tomorrow is the 1st night of Hanukkah and my family loves to have Kugel this time of year. I use a Fruit Kugel recipe from Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen. 

Gluten-Free Noodle Kugel
  • Serves   Cook Time Total Time   Prep Time      Publisher
    6-8   35 minutes  1 hour 10 minutes    15 minutesMarianzg
  • Ingredients 

      Manischewitz Gluten Free Egg Noodles (12 oz bag)
      4 tbsp of alternative butter such as Earth Balance
      3 tsp cinnamon
      1/2 cup of organic golden raisins
      1/2 cup of organic Thompson raisins
      1 medium Granny Smith apple. (peeled and chopped)
      2 tbsp honey
      4 large eggs, beaten
      1 tsp sea salt
      1 20 oz can of unsweetened organic crushed pineapple
      extra cinnamon
    • Instructions 

      1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees & start boiling water in large pot to cook GF noodles.
      2. In medium pan, melt butter alternative. Sauteed cinnamon and apples for a few minutes.
      3. Add raisins and honey
      4. Place GF noodles in boiling water for 4 minutes. It needs to be al dente.
      5. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
      6. Add the sauteed mix to noodles, immediately. I use a spatula to scrape out all the juice in the pan.
      7. Add eggs and salt, stir.
      8. Add pineapple and all the juice from the can.
      9. Put in a greased 9 x !3 pan.
      10. Add a shake of cinnamon on top. Dot with reminding butter alternative. Bake for 35 minutes.
    • Marian's Personal Touches

      1. This recipe works with 2 eggs and 2 egg whites. 
      2. Canned pineapple works best. Organic canned pineapple is usually chucks and not    crushed, so I crush it. 
      3. You can substitute prunes, dried apricots, or any dried fruit for raisins.

    Moosehead Cookbook by Mollie Katzen 
    • ISBN-10: 1607747391
    • ISBN-13: 978-1607747390
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