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68 Passover Recipes That Everyone Will Love

Add these salads, desserts and chicken dishes to the menu!

By Samantha MacAvoy and Becca Miller
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Mike Garten

Passover means it’s time to get creative with matzo, potato recipes and other chametz-free ingredients for some delicious Passover recipes. We rounded up tons of menu items for a delicious (and grain-free!) seder, no matter how many people you’re hosting. So gather your family and friends together and get ready to dig in for a delicious and memorable meal.

Our best Passover recipes avoid any leavened products but include plenty of alternatives and all the classic favorites. Some recipes do include kitniyot which are legumes such as beans, peanuts, seeds and some vegetables, along with other ingredients such as mustard that can be eaten during Passover depending on your observance.

Matzo ball soup, roast chicken recipes and tender braised brisket make staple centerpieces for your table. We’ve also gathered recipes for Passover breakfasts that are perfect for the next week – from matzo frittata filled with ultra-fresh spring vegetables to classic and protein-packed matzo brei, you won’t be lacking in ideas for delicious and easy Passover recipes.

Don’t worry — we didn’t forget about Passover dessert recipes! Gluten-free recipes like flourless chocolate cake and macaroons are the perfect sweet treat to top off your Passover meal. Be sure to make extra — we’re positive you’ll be going back for seconds.

Whether you’re looking to line your table with easy dinner recipes, healthy side dishes or creative ways to eat matzo, there’s no limit to crowd-pleasing options. Fans of the classic dishes and lovers of new variations will all find something to stack their plate. With so many mouth-watering grain and gluten-free dinners, this year’s seder will be the best one yet. Pour yourself a glass of Manischewitz wine and dig in!


Matzo Ball Soup

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Mike Garten

Featuring all your favorites: carrots, celery, onion and of course, light and fluffy matzo balls.

Get the Matzo Ball Soup recipe.

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Matzo Brei Pancakes

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Mike Garten

Serve these 3-ingredient pancakes (star ingredient: matzo!) with your family's favorite jam or simply with salt and pepper.

Get the Matzo Brei Pancakes recipe.


Cucumber Radish Salad

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Mike Garten

Serve up some fresh spring flavor with this bright and salty salad.

Get the Cucumber Radish Salad recipe.

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Slow-Cooker Brisket

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A slower cooker will really bring out the tender, juicy beef flavor from your brisket.


Get the Slow-Cooker Brisket recipe.


Shaved Fennel and Celery Salad

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This light, refreshing salad features gets a boost of flavor from chopped capers and Parmesan, which complement the honey-Dijon vinaigrette.

Get the Shaved Fennel and Celery Salad recipe.


Roasted Carrots and Red Onions

roasted carrots and red onions
Mike Garten

Roasting carrots brings out their natural sweetness. We tossed them with an orange and sherry vinegar dressing for an uber-flavorful side that pairs well with just about any main.

Get the Roasted Carrots and Red Onions recipe.

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Crispy Roasted Potatoes

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Mike Garten

Can't get enough of potatoes? We don't blame you. Try these simple crispy roasted potatoes with any (and every) topping.

Get the Crispy Roasted Potatoes recipe.


Dill Dip

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Mike Garten

Beware: this lemon and dill dip is so good it'll be gone before you know it! Enjoy with lots of crunchy veggies.

Get the Dill Dip recipe.

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Green Beans With Olive-Almond Tapenade

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Mike Garten

Turn simple green beans into something special with an almond, olive, parsley and lemon zest tapenade.

Get the Green Beans with Olive-Almond Tapenade recipe.

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Bright Radish Salad

bright radish salad
Mike Garten

Look for a mix of different colored radishes at the grocery store or farmers’ market for an eye-popping Passover side dish.

Get the Bright Radish Salad recipe.


Skillet Roasted Chicken

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Mike Garten

Acorn squash, fennel and red onion fill out this skillet for a one-pan feast.

Get the Skillet Roasted Chicken recipe.


Balsamic Roasted Red Onions

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Mike Garten

It doesn't get simpler than this: this super-easy side dish requires only six ingredients, and pairs perfectly with any main course.

Get the Balsamic Roasted Red Onions recipe.

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Seared Salmon With Charred Green Beans

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Mike Garten

Garlic, capers, green beans and red chile combine to make this ultra-tasty and healthy salmon dish.

Get the Seared Salmon With Charred Green Beans recipe.

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Flourless Fudge Cake

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Mike Garten

This intensely rich chocolate cake definitely deserves a spot at your table.

Get the Flourless Fudge Cake recipe.

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Sesame-Crusted Salmon With Miso-Roasted Radishes

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Roast radishes with umami-rich miso butter for a fast side that delivers on flavor.

Get the Sesame-Crusted Salmon With Miso-Roasted Radishes recipe.

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Roasted Asparagus Salad With Feta Vinaigrette

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Mike Garten

Roasted asparagus pairs with creamy feta cheese, shallot and mint vinaigrette to create an unforgettable side.

Get the Roasted Asparagus Salad With Feta Vinaigrette recipe.


Steak Au Poivre

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Mike Garten

Feeling fancy? This peppercorn seasoned classic will be the star of your dinner.

Get the Steak Au Poivre recipe.

RELATED: 83 Steak Recipes That Make Dinner at Home Feel Extra Fancy


Spring Greens Matzo Frittata

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This bake-ahead frittata is certainly leftover friendly! You'll be loving it all week long.

Get the Spring Greens Matzo Frittata recipe.

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Tri-Tip Steak With Salsa Verde

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Grilled steak gets a zesty punch from an herby blended sauce. Serve with roasted potatoes to make it an epic meal.

Get the Tri-Tip Steak With Salsa Verde recipe.


Marinated Olives and Goat Cheese

marinated olives and goat cheese with crostini
Mike Garten

This warming goat cheese and olive dip is the perfect pairing for veggies!

Get the Marinated Olives and Goat Cheese recipe.

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Samantha MacAvoy
Assistant Editor

Samantha (she/her) is an Assistant Editor in the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, where she writes about tasty recipes, must-try food products and top-tested secrets for home cooking success. She has taste-tasted hundreds of products and recipes since joining GH in 2020 (tough job!). A graduate of Fordham University, she considers the kitchen to be her happiest place.

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Associate Editor

Becca Miller (she/her) has been working in the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen since 2018, where she researches and writes about tasty recipes, food trends and top cooking tools. She graduated from NYU with a liberal arts degree focusing on creative writing. She makes killer scrambled eggs, enjoys a glass of un-oaked chardonnay and takes pride in her love of reality television.

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