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Guefilte fish, for the good deeds of the Jewish New Year

Fish is a key element in this holiday, symbolizes the way forward.

Guefilte fish

Guefilte is a dish that has white fish as the protagonist. It is completed with carrot, onion and parsley and can be cooked either baked or boiled.

Fish is a key element in this holiday, as it is also tradition to eat your head or have it plated on the table. It symbolizes leadership and the desire for good deeds during the new year.


  • 500gr. vogue
  • 500gr. golden
  • 500gr. hake
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cup matza flour
  • Salt, pepper, sugar
For cooking:
  • 2 large onions
  • 3 sliced carrots
  • Salt, white pepper, sugar


  1. Grind the meat of the three fish, put in a bowl and add the eggs, grated onion and matza flour, mix well and season.
  2. In a large saucepan, put enough water, onion cut into quarters, sliced carrots and salt, bring to the fire.
  3. With wet hands, go forming the guefilte fish and add directly to the water.
  4. Let cook for an hour.

Serve hot or cold, decorated with carrot slice and jrein.

Publication Date: 19/09/2020

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