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Passover Vegetarian Kuftes

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on April 11, 2011

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A wonderful vegetarian side dish, Kufte de Prassa without meat uses mashed potatoes to bind the leeks together in a patty rather than ground beef. My Nona used to make these and my mother, we call her Nona now, always talks about this dish with very fond memories. I think for immigrants on a very tight budget something made without meat was delicious and ingenious. [click to continue…]

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