Kosher Recipe Alert: Rutabaga salad with basil



The Hebrew word “kosher” means fit or proper as it relates to Jewish dietary law. Kosher foods are permitted to be eaten and can be used as ingredients in the production of additional food items.

And when it comes to Kosher cooking, there is a lot to learn, a lot to share, a lot to try, and a lot to eat. The St. Louis Jewish Light is partnering with a the Facebook group St. Louis Jewish Cooks and its admin AJ Moll to provide more insight and especially more recipes to those of you looking to keep your kosher choices abundant.

Rutabaga salad with basil

Just like a traditional potato salad but without all the carbs. Try it for Shabbat or the 4th of July.

➡️5 cups peeled and diced rutabaga, placed in a medium cooking pot with 2t salt and cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and then simmer ten minutes or until rutabaga are fork tender. Drain and let cool.
➡️1 stalk celery diced
➡️ 2 Tablespoons diced red bell pepper
➡️ 1 Tablespoon minced green onion
➡️ 2 Tablespoon minced basil
➡️ 2 Tablespoons diced dill pickle
▶️ 1 cup Mayo

➡️ salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and gently fold mayonnaise until combined.
Serves 8-10 generous portions.