Onion Kugel Recipe
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This traditional dish from our Test Kitchen resembles a delicious souffle. Sliced eggplant, diced green pepper or shredded cabbage can be used in place of onions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:8 servings
Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups finely chopped onions
  • 1/3 cup matzo meal
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 164 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 159 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks on high speed for 2 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored. Add the onions, matzo meal, oil, salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. In another bowl, beat egg whites on high until stiff peaks form; fold into onion mixture. Pour into an ungreased 2-qt. round baking dish.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Onion Kugel in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p189

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