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Vegan Kugel

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This bountiful casserole is an egg-free variation of the classic Jewish dish.

We made it with tofu, zucchini, potatoes, and za'atar seasoning — simple and delicious.

Health

Time

1h 10m

Cost

Nutrients

240 kcal

Carbs 20 grams

Sugars 4 grams

Total Fats 13 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 5 grams

Proteins 11 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Soy
  • Sesame

Servings

8

Step 1

Shred the potatoes, zucchini, and carrots using a box grater. Then, squeeze the potatoes to remove excess water.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp

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Step 2

Blitz rinsed tofu with the stock and nutritional yeast in a blender until smooth and creamy.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp
Step 3

In a bowl, combine thyme, sumac flakes, sesame seeds, and ground cumin.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp
Step 4

Next, incorporate the tofu purée, spice mix, chopped onions, oil, and starch into the grated vegetables. Then, season with salt and pepper to taste.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp
Step 5Part 1

Transfer the kugel batter into a greased casserole dish and level it with a spatula.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp
Step 5Part 2

Finally, bake the kugel for 1 hour at 200°C (390°F) in static mode.

Ingredients List

Za'atar


Dried Thyme1tbsp
Sumac1tbsp
Sesame Seeds1tbsp
Ground Cumin0.5tbsp

Kugel


Potatoes480g
Zucchini280g
Carrots280g
Firm Tofu400g
Vegetable Stock100mL
Nutritional Yeast3tbsp
Brown Onion1
Extra Virgin Olive Oil80mL
Starch (Potato or Corn)2tbsp
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