Please consult the OU's guidelines for checking fruits and vegetables.

Confetti Vegetable Kugel
This recipe is kosher for Passover.
Confetti Vegetable Kugel Eileen Goltz | Pareve
1 hour, 40 minutes 30 minutes
1 hour, 10 minutes
8 servings

Use fresh herbs, they make this dish fabulous.

  • 3 medium zucchini, unpeeled and grated
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled (about 1 lb.) peeled and grated
  • 2 medium onions, chopped fine
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh basil, or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • ½ cup potato starch
  • 1¼ teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper (or more to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 3-quart baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the zucchini, carrots, sweet potatoes onions, garlic, parsley, and basil. Mix well.
  3. Add the 4 whole eggs, potato starch, salt, pepper and oil. Mix well.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer beat the 4 whites until stiff.
  5. Fold the mixture into the vegetable mixture. Spoon the vegetable mixture into the prepared dish and spread evenly.*
  6. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until golden brown and firm.

Mixture can be baked in sprayed muffin tins at 375°F for 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.

Kashrut Instructions


DESCRIPTION: Fresh Chives, basil, cilantro, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, and thyme are often used as spices or garnishing.

Please Note: Curly leaf parsley is very difficult to check. It is therefore recommended that only flat leaf parsley be used.

INFESTATION: Aphids, thrips and other insects may often be found on the leaves and stems of these herbs. Insects tend to nestle in the crevices between the leaves and branches of herbs. These insects can curl up and stick to the leaf once they come in contact with water.

Vegetable spinners, power hoses, and light boxes are not always available in the home. We therefore recommend the following alternate procedure.

RECOMMENDATION: In order to determine if a particular bunch of herbs is infested prior to washing, bang it several times over a white cloth. This is most important when checking oregano, rosemary, sage and thyme. If only one or two insects are found proceed with the steps below. If three or more insects are detected in a particular bunch of herbs it should not be used.


  1. Soak herbs in a solution of cold water and vegetable wash. The proper amount of vegetable wash has been added when some bubbles are observed in the water. (In the absence of vegetable wash, several drops of concentrated unscented liquid detergent may be used. However, for health reasons, care must be taken to thoroughly rinse off the soapy solution.)
  2. Agitate the herbs in the soapy water, in order to loosen the sticking excretion of the bugs.
  3. Using a heavy stream of water, thoroughly wash off the soap and other foreign matter from the herbs.
  4. Check both sides of each leaf under direct light.
  5. If one or two insects are found, rewash the herbs.
  6. If any insects are found after repeating the agitation process twice, the entire bunch must be discarded.

Please note: To prepare herbs such as cilantro, dill, or parsley for use in soups wash them thoroughly and place in a cooking bag.