Sukkot is a harvest holiday, which means it’s all about the food. (Really!) While there aren’t necessarily specific foods we eat during the holiday, many dishes revolve around fruits and vegetables with a harvest theme, including vegetables that are stuffed. And, let’s be honest, stuffed foods are just, well, fun! Here are 11 recipes that will keep you, ahem, stuffed, this season.
Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash
This savory recipe stands up to any meat dish. Rice, chickpeas and mushrooms combine with aromatic spices to create a tasty filling that can also be enjoyed on its own.
Meat Stuffed Peppers
Elevate your menu with these pretty peppers! (You can use ground turkey instead of beef for a healthier version.)
Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Lemon, thyme and Parmesan make the simple, delicious filling zesty, fresh and bright.
These baby bella mushrooms stuffed with garlicky, herby breadcrumbs and plenty of cheese make an easy and impressive appetizer or side.
Meat & Rice Stuffed Baby Eggplants
We don’t often think of eggplants as a vehicle for stuffing, but it can (and should) be done! As a bonus, extra stuffing from this recipe can be used for making meatballs.
Have some time? Try Ina Garten’s stuffed cabbage, a dish that originated in Eastern Europe and is still made around the world today.
Goat Cheese Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms
Filled with tangy goat cheese, nutty Parmesan cheese, fresh chives, fresh parsley, garlic, salt and black pepper, this dish is sure to delight.
Stuffed Butternut Squash with Quinoa
This easy and satisfying vegetarian recipe incorporates quinoa, kale, chickpeas and cranberries.
Falafel-Stuffed Eggplant with Tahini Sauce and Tomato Relish
Seasoned, mashed chickpeas make a tasty filling for eggplants, which are baked and topped with a deliciously nutty sauce.
Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
These are easy to make and easy to customize!
Tomates Farcies (Stuffed Tomatoes)
A simple mixture of breadcrumbs and herbs is all you need to make these Provençal baked stuffed tomatoes.