Sweet Vegetable Kugel

Sweet Vegetable Kugel Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hour, 7 Minutes
Cool: 15 Minutes


3/4 cup chopped pecans
4 cups peeled and grated sweet potato (about 1 extra large)
3 cups peeled and grated carrots (about 4 large)
2 cups peeled and grated Gala apples (about 2 large)
1 cup matzo meal
1/2 cup margarine, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Arrange pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant. Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes or until completely cool. Reserve 3 Tbsp. pecans. Reduce oven temperature to 325°.

2. Stir together sweet potatoes, next 9 ingredients, and remaining pecans in a large bowl until blended; spoon mixture into 8 (8-oz.) lightly greased ramekins.

3. Bake, covered, at 325° for 45 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 350°; uncover and bake 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Top evenly with reserved toasted pecans.

Tamara Goldis, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

April 2008
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