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10 Soup and Salad Combinations for the Break Fast

A Very Green Soup with tons of vegetables

This year Yom Kippur falls on shabbos, which is making me double down on the "ease factor" in my pre and post break fast cooking.  For the most part I fast pretty well, but post fast is always an issue because it is only too easy to overeat.  I prefer to have a meat meal, but usually soup and salad make up the majority of the meal  with the meat dish as a small but filling factor.  Below are 5 soups which can be made way in advance of the fast that pair well with 5 salads that are quick to prepare post fast.

Green Vegetable Soup with Lemon Pesto

Green Vegetable Soup and Chickpea Millet Salad: If you don't fast well, this could be the perfect post fast meal for you.  The green salad is filling but light, and is packed with a bunch of nutrients to replenish your body.  The chickpea millet salad is also packed with veggies and very satisfying.

Potato Leek Soup

5 Ingredient Leek and Potato Soup and Smoked Salmon Waldorf Salad: I made a large batch of leek soup to freeze last week, I had a bowl last night and was very happy to find that the soup tasted even better than before.  This is a great make-ahead soup, and the salmon waldorf salad is elegant and a one bowl meal.

Savoy Cabbage and Cashew Slaw

Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup with Savoy Cabbage and Cashew Slaw:  This soup will definitely wake you up motzie shabbos and give you a post fast boost.  The slaw is offsets the spice of the soup and is really a cinch to prepare.

Arugula Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette

Escarole and Chicken Meatball Soup and Arugula Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette:  Some people have a minhag, a custom, to have a meat meal after the fast, which makes this soup a perfect choice.  The meatballs are incredibly satisfying while the escarole gives you a quick punch of nutrition.  The Arugula Salad is a beautiful mixture of flavors topped with a light vinaigrette.

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup andFennel Caesar Salad:  This is a great meal to serve with a meat, dairy or pareve meal!  If you live in an area where the supermarkets have (kosher) pre-chopped butternut squash, then this meal could not be easier.  Either way, the soup and the dressing can be prepared ahead of time, keep your post-fast task list to a minimum.

Have an easy fast!  Check out more pre and post fast Yom Kippur ideas here!

Yom Kippur Soup and Salad Break Fast Canva