Passover Recipes

Delicious dishes for you and your family for the seder and beyond.

Passover is a holiday all about freedom — and food! But the restrictions on hametz (leavened food or food containing a leavening agent) and, for many Ashkenazi Jews, kitniyot (legumes, various grains and corn) make many dishes off limits. Check out these traditional and updated recipes for your dinner table.

Unless otherwise specified, all recipes are free of kitniyot and thus kosher for Passover for both Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews. Find even more Passover recipes here.

Seder Basics

Chrein (Horseradish)

DIY Matzah


Egyptian Haroset

Italian Haroset

Moroccan Haroset

Piedmont Sweet Haroset

Turkish Haroset

Sephardic Style Haroset

Pomegranate and Candied Walnut Haroset

Iraqi Haroset

Yemenite Haroset

Stuffed Cabbage main

Passover Classics


Garlic-Braised Brisket

French Onion Brisket

Carrot Kugel

Chicken Soup

Chopped Liver

Vegan Chopped Liver

Whitefish Salad

Gefilte Fish

Matzah Balls

Mediterranean Gefilte Fish

Passover Popovers

Mini Potato Kugels

Matzah Bumuelos

Matzah Brei

Masa Tiganitas (Sephardic Matzah Brei)

Potato Kugel

Cast Iron Potato Kugel

Salt and Pepper Spaghetti Squash Kugel

spaghetti squash kugel main

White Wine Braised Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Potatoes

Passover Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Roasted Chicken

Healthy Tzimmes

Vegetarian “Chicken” Soup

Haroset Chicken With Thyme

Tuscan Style Chopped Liver

Short Ribs with Orange and Honey

Pistachio and Apricot Macaroons

How to Make Coconut Macaroons for Passover

Passover Main Dishes

Passover Chicken Schnitzel

Algerian Meat Patties

Baked Salmon with Caramelized Apple

Haroset Chicken with Thyme

Chicken with Apple Salsa

Coffee and Wine Beef Stew

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Prunes Recipe

Masala Lamb Stew with Creamy Coconut Quinoa

Matzah Toppings from Around the World: 6 Ways!

Eggplant Casserole

Sephardic Zucchini Casserole

Matzah Mac & Cheese

Zucchini Boats Stuffed With Ricotta and Pine Nuts

Braised Lamb Shanks with Rosemary, Red Wine and Dates

Masa Tiganitas (Sephardic Matzah Brei)

Matzah Brei Eggs Benedict Recipe

Matzah Brei with Ramp Pesto

Israeli-Inspired Matzah Brei Recipe

Fladla, or Passover Pancake Noodles

Moroccan Potato Pie

Beet and Cauliflower Pizza Recipe for Passover

Shredded Brisket Cumberland Pie

Moroccan Lamb Shanks with Pomegranate Sauce

Maple Glazed Rack of Ribs Recipe

Sephardic Matzah Spinach Pie

Lettuce Wrapped Pulled Beef Tacos With Guacamole

Chremslach (Eastern European Pancakes)

Spring Veggie Lasagna

Italian Meat Matzah Lasagna

Passover Soups

Power Greens Matzah Ball Soup

Caramelized Cabbage Matzah Ball Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Cream of Carrot Soup with Roasted Jalapenos

Tuscan Spinach Soup

Creamy Non-Dairy Asparagus Soup

Chef Alon Shaya’s Extra Fancy Matzah Ball Soup

Kik Alicha (Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea Stew)

Passover Sides

Jewish Style Fried Artichokes

Cauliflower Bialys for Passover

Passover Potato Salad With Poached Egg

Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin

Matzah Pie With Leek and Spinach

Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe For Passover

Quinoa Sweet Potato Patties

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Apple Matzah Kugel

Parsnip and Carrot Chips

Sephardic Leeks with Tomatoes



Stuffed Dates

Potato and Carrot Gratin

Fennel Celery Salad

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Shallots

Salat Tapuz, an orange salad

Matzah Cheese Patties

Easy Moroccan Carrot Salad

Passover Desserts

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dark Chocolate Espresso Truffles Recipe

Fruit Compote

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Iraqi Haroset Dessert Truffles

Chocolate Crepes

Pavlova With Fresh Berries

Lemon Sponge Cake with Candied Citrus

Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Chocolate Quinoa Cake Recipe

Matzah Tiramisu

Matzah Toffee

Funfetti Matzah Toffee

Coconut Almond Bites for Passover

Chocolate Truffle Pie

Marshmallow Brownies

Passover Puppy Chow

Banana Pumpkin Bread

Strawberry Lemon Granita

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Coconut Almond Bites

Raspberry Swirl Chocolate Torte

Flourless Chocolate Tahini Brownies

One-Bowl Blueberry Cake

Passover Rainbow Cookies

Almond Cake with Strawberry Compote

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