Omer Recipes 2017: Day 35 | Potato Carrot Kugel

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Cap off counting of the Omer by joining us for Shavuot Ice Cream Study led by Howard Shatz: “Out of the Desert: The origins and future of the Islamic State (and what it means for Israel)”, Tuesday, May 30, 8:30pm (at the home of Rabbi Bass).
Today is 35 days, which is 5 weeks of the Omer

Instructions for counting the omer are found on our Omer Overview Page. You can find the specific blessing for today at

And here’s today’s recipe, contributed by 8th & 9th Grade Students.

Potato Carrot Kugel


  • 3 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, grated
  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil + extra for oiling the pan (or butter or margarine)
  • 5 tablespoons matzo meal
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • pepper


  • Grease or oil a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  • Preheat the oven to 400.
  • Grate the potatoes and carrots and place them in a large bowl.
  • Beat the eggs in a small bowl and add them to the grated potatoes and carrots with the remaining ingredients (the chopped onion, the oil, the matzo meal, and the salt and pepper.)
  • Pour the ingredients into the baking pan.
  • Bake for approximately 1 hour until the top is brown.

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