11 Matzah Brei Recipes to Try This Passover

An easy Passover breakfast that can be made sweet or savory.

Anyone who loves matzah brei has strong feelings about the way it should be served — some serve it sweet, topped with cinnamon and maple syrup, while others make it savory, with onions and maybe some lox on top. It’s relatively easy to master in whatever style you prefer — crispy, soft, fritatta-like or pancake-like. However you make this classic Passover dish, matzah brei is a simple, comforting meal that even someone who doesn’t normally cook can whip up quickly, and with pride.

Here are some tried and true recipes we think you’ll find fascinating, especially if you’re in the mood for some new approaches to matzah brei:

10 New Matzah Brei Recipes To Try

Mollie Katzen’s Matzoh Brei

Matzah Brei Eggs Benedict

Matzah Brei with Ramp Pesto

Uncle Morty’s Gourmet Matzos Brie, from Steven Spielberg via Goop.com

Shakshuka Matzo Brei from Kitchen Tested

Matzo Brei from Imagelicious (frittata-style)

Matzo Brei Breakfast Sandwich from I Will Not Eat Oysters

Matzah-quiles or Mexican Matzo Brei from West of the Loop

Mum’s Matzo Brei from Molly Yeh

Joan Nathan’s Fried Matzo from The New York Times 

Mile End Deli’s Eli Sussman’s Cinnamon Sugar Matzo Brei with Roasted Apple Charoset from The Tasting Table

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Matzah Brei with Ramp Pesto for Passover

A pungent flavor addition to a traditional holiday staple.

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Everything Spiced Malawah with Fried Egg Recipe

This perfect brunch dish brings Jewish-American flavors to a sweet and buttery Yemenite bread.

Classic Potato Kugel

A grandmother's recipe offers an easy route to this classic Ashkenazi dish.

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A satisfying vegetarian entree for holidays, picnics and Shabbat dinner.

Mushroom Jalapeño Matzah Ball Soup Recipe

A Mexican-inspired way to enjoy your favorite Jewish soup.

Sweet Ricotta & Strawberry Bourekas Recipe

No fresh strawberries around? Try using jam in whatever flavor you like.