Stumped by dairy menu planning for the 9 days? Dairy Made Easy is here to help.
During the nine days of mourning prior to the fast day of Tishah B’Av, it is traditional to abstain from eating meat and chicken. It can be a challenge to cook vegetarian for over a week, but with Dairy Made Easy, this task is easier than you think!
Dairy Made Easy by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek showcases over 60 dairy recipes, from breakfast favorites like cheese pancakes to suppertime classics like pizza and pasta. Here’s an easy and family friendly recipe to put on your menu: Creamy Cajun Penne. Click here for more dairy recipes from the Made Easy cookbook series.
Cajun Creamy Penne
Recipe from Dairy Made Easy by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek. Reproduced with permission from the copyright holders: ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications LTD.
¾ lb penne
2 Tbsp butter
2 plum tomatoes, diced
¼ tsp paprika
¼ tsp chili powder
½ tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp garlic powder
2 scallions, diced
1¾ cups heavy cream
½ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp coarse black pepper
- Prepare pasta according to package directions.
- Meanwhile, prepare the sauce: Melt butter in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add tomatoes and sauté over high heat for 4-5 minutes. Add paprika, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Add scallions and heavy cream; cook an additional 3-4 minutes.
- Add pasta to cream, a little at a time, and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
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