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7 Species Kugel

7 species kugel

A fun twist on a kugel, 7 Species Kugel has something for everyone. The addition of dry-cured olives adds a snappy, salty bite.  Don't worry if it doesn't stick together like most kugels, still a great dish. 

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  • 10 +Servings


  • 1 pound wide egg noodles, cooked according to package directions
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup stemmed, chopped dried figs
  • ½ cup chopped pitted dates
  • ½ cup dry-cured black olives, pitted and chopped
  • 6 eggs, whisked
  • 2 cups non-dairy coconut yogurt, or favorite brand, or regular yogurt or sour cream for dairy preparation
  • 1 cup canned coconut milk or 1 cup WHOLE milk for dairy preparation
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 cups puffed barley cereal
  • Garnish: pomegranate arils


1. Grease 9- x 13-inch pan. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Stir together noodles, raisins, figs, dates, olives, eggs, yogurt, coconut milk, and salt in a large bowl and pour into prepared pan.

3. Top with barley cereal and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

4. Scatter pomegranate seeds over the top.