30 Mar  

Our 9 Favorite Passover Foods Plus Recipes! 

Purim is over and Passover is coming. This means it’s now time to start planning out all the delicious recipes that this holiday encompasses. Here, we’ve gathered our favorite Passover foods along with recipes to try.

  1. Potato Kugel

We aim for the traditional potato kugel at Passover. One grandmother’s recipe here offers a simple way to create this classic Ashkenazi dish. Read more and get the recipe: Classic Potato Kugel | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)

  1. Matzah Kugel

Because there are so many kugels to make! We love this apple matzah kugel. Read more and get the recipe: Apple Matzah Kugel Recipe | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)

  1. Brisket

Passover would not be complete without brisket, of course. This iconic dish makes any Jewish holiday special (and we all know brisket is even better the next day so be sure to make enough for leftovers!). Try a traditional recipe here: Brisket | My Jewish Learning

  1. Fried Matzah

There are also so many matzah recipes to love. Fried matzah is our go-to.

Read more and get the recipe: 10 Deep-Fried Jewish Foods You Need to Try | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)

  1. Matzah Ball Soup

We told you we love matzah! And because you can’t just choose one soup recipe, here are eight to tryout your chef talents: 8 Matzah Ball Soup Recipes Perfect for Passover | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)

  1. Matzah Latkes

We wanted to share one more matzah recipe. These aren’t traditional potato latkes, but we love this variation. Read more and get the recipe: Matzo Meal Latkes Recipe | Epicurious

Looking to make other latkes that don’t use potatoes? Try these substitutes: 9 Latke Recipes That Don’t Use Potatoes | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)

  1. Honey Cake

Some may say honey cake is for Rosh Hashanah, but we have a Passover spin on this classic recipe: Honey Cake for Passover | Just a Pinch (JustaPinch.com)

  1. Passover rolls

Passover wouldn’t be complete without delicious rolls! Here is a recipe passed down through the generations in one family: Passover Recipes: Gorgeous Passover Rolls | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com).

  1. Passover Cookies

Passover meals are always made better with cookies for dessert (and also macaroons and matzah toffee, too). Check out these nine Passover desserts to try. Time to get baking! 9 Passover Desserts That Don’t Suck | The Nosher (myjewishlearning.com)


Cooking and baking with family and friends always makes a holiday more festive. We hope we’ve given you plenty of time to get your Passover dishes (and helpers) in order before the holiday starts! Wishing you peace and blessings this Passover—and lots of delicious food to share.

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