What to Serve for a Tasty Traditional Passover Feast

Celebrate this holiday in style with these fantastic classic Passover recipes
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What to Serve for a Tasty Traditional Passover Feast

What to Serve for a Tasty Traditional Passover Feast

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Despite Passover being a holiday that has so many restrictions on what you can and can’t eat, it is definitely a holiday that focuses on food. The Passover feast is always a momentous evening where Jewish families come together, retell the story of the Exodus (using the symbolism of the Seder plate and the story told in the Haggadah), and share a fabulous, traditional meal. Make sure your holiday feast stays true to tradition, without being repetitive and lacking in flavor, by following these fantastic recipes.

Baked Whitefish With Dill and Tomato-Cucumber Relish

Baked Whitefish With Dill and Tomato-Cucumber Relish

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Start your meal with some classic Jewish white fish. Covered in fresh herbs and served with a gentle, refreshing tomato-cucumber relish, this is a light, healthy way to begin your Passover feast.

For the Baked Whitefish With Dill and Tomato-Cucumber Relish recipe, click here.

Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato

Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato

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Served alongside your beef brisket or roast chicken, this mashed potato is a fancy version of your normal recipe. It’s dairy-free, but doesn’t lack any creaminess. The addition of golden, caramelized onions really elevates this simple mashed potato to a side dish worthy of the Passover celebration.

For the Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato recipe, click here.

Double Chocolate Sorbet

Double Chocolate Sorbet

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Just because the Pareve dietary restrictions are in place over Passover doesn’t mean that dessert can’t be decadent. This incredibly rich, intense double chocolate sorbet will be the favorite of all the chocolate-lovers at your Passover table.

For the Double Chocolate Sorbet recipe, click here.

Easy, No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

Easy, No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

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If you want the kids to help out with preparing the Passover feast, make sure to set them the task of making this no-bake chocolate matzo cake. The matzo is layered with melted chocolate to make a pretty cake, which puts all that matzo to very good use.

For the Easy, No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake recipe, click here.

Kosher Wines

Kosher Wines

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Kosher wines must be made according to Jewish rabbinical law. When selecting your wine, make sure it bears the symbol of the kosher certifying body, rather than just the word ‘kosher.’ Also, remember that kosher for Passover wine isn’t just kosher wine: Look for a ‘P’ next to the certification symbol which shows that this bottle can be enjoyed at Passover.

For the Guide to Kosher Wines, click  here.

Meyer Lemon Beef Brisket With Pomegranate Gremolata

Meyer Lemon Beef Brisket With Pomegranate Gremolata

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Beef brisket is of course the typical entrée for Passover. Try this Mediterranean-inspired recipe this year for a citrus-spiked, springtime brisket. Served with a crunchy pomegranate gremolata, this beef will be the star of the Passover table.

For the Meyer Lemon Beef Brisket With Pomegranate Gremolata recipe, click here.

Passover Pareve Apple Cake

Passover Pareve Apple Cake

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No wheat flour is allowed during Passover, but thankfully matzo cake crumbs make a perfect substitution. This sweet, lightly spiced Pareve apple cake makes a delicious dessert: Everyone will be thrilled to be able to enjoy a slice of cake in the midst of Passover.

For the Passover Pareve Apple Cake recipe, click here.

Perfect Roast Chicken

Perfect Roast Chicken

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If you’re looking to cook something that’s not beef brisket as the main Passover dish this year, try a roast chicken. Cooked to perfection, roasted chicken is always a real crowd-pleaser. This simple recipe will have the best results, even for the most inexperienced cook.

For the Perfect Roast Chicken recipe, click here.

Puréed Carrots With Orange and Ginger

Puréed Carrots With Orange and Ginger

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Add a splash of color to your Passover dinner with this subtly sweet side dish. Cook the carrots until soft and blend them with lots of ginger, orange juice, and garlic for an elegant side dish, which goes perfectly with roast chicken and beef brisket.

For the Puréed Carrots With Orange and Ginger recipe, click here.

Shiitake, Apricot, and Matzo Stuffing

Shiitake, Apricot, and Matzo Stuffing

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Put those matzo crackers to good use in this exotic shiitake, apricot, and matzo stuffing. Served with a roast chicken, this stuffing really gets the most flavor possible out of the restricted Passover ingredients.

For the Shiitake, Apricot, and Matzo Stuffing recipe, click here.

Simple Chicken Soup and Matzo Balls

It wouldn’t be a traditional Passover dinner without a classic chicken soup, served with fluffy matzo balls floating on the top. This comfort food is the perfect way to begin your feast, and will bring back nostalgic memories of past Passovers for everyone around the table.

For the Simple Chicken Soup and Matzo Balls recipe, click here.

Sautéed Asparagus

Sautéed Asparagus

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Serve some simple spring greens, such as these delicate stems of asparagus, alongside your Passover feast. Not only are they healthy, but serving some tasty springtime produce with your dinner makes a really refreshing addition to the hearty meal.

For the Sautéed Asparagus recipe, click here.