Vegan Passover Recipes | via PETA

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It seems that holidays are always a particularly challenging time to be vegan…

Today marks the beginning of Passover, so to help those of you who are partaking in festivities but not partaking in animal consumption, we have a few delicious and healthy passover recipes for you right here:


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Apple + Date Mousse

1 1/2 lbs. apples, cored and diced

1-1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. lemon zest

3 Tbsp. maple syrup

1/2 lb. fresh dates, pitted

1 tsp. sesame seeds

Lemon balm, mint, or lemon geranium leaves, to garnish

Cook the apples with the lemon juice, zest, and maple syrup until the fruit is soft. Add a little water if the mixture becomes dry. Let cool. In a blender, blend the dates and apples together until they are light and fluffy. Stir in the sesame seeds. Spoon the mousse into 4 dessert glasses and chill. Garnish with fresh lemon balm, mint, or lemon geranium leaves.

Makes 4 Servings


Sweet Potato Kugel

6 small sweet potatoes, peeled and grated

3 apples, peeled and grated

1 cup raisins

1 cup matzo meal

2 tsp. cinnamon

1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

1 cup fruit juice or water

Mix ingredients together. Press into a baking dish and bake at 375ºF for 45 minutes, until crisp on top.

Makes 12 Servings


Beet Casserole

4 cups peeled and sliced fresh beets

1 Tbsp. sugar

3/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. paprika

1 Tbsp. margarine

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

Sliver of fresh ginger

1/3 cup water

1 Tbsp. grated onion

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Layer the sliced beets in a lightly oiled 7-inch baking dish and sprinkle with the sugar, salt, and paprika. Dot the beets with the margarine, then add the lemon juice, ginger, water, and onion. Cover and bake for 30 minutes, or until tender. Remove from the oven once during baking and stir well.

Makes 6 – 8 Servings


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