Passover Recipes

Find all the delicious recipes you'll need for your Passover seder, including prime rib, brisket, roast chicken, matzah ball soup, haroset, and all kinds of desserts. Kosher options, too.

Staff Picks

Wine-Braised Beef Brisket

Rating: 4.5 stars 193
This is yummy the day you make it, but is even more delicious the next day.

Pomegranate Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 6
Whole roast chicken stuffed with lime, rosemary, and more seasonings, basted with a homemade pomegranate syrup.

Oma's Fabulous Matzo Ball Soup

Rating: 4 stars 83
This is a matzo ball soup that my grandmother used to make. It is our family's favorite part of the meal. It serves a lot of people depending on the size of the bowl you use. Make sure to not add too much matzo meal in order to make the matzo ball float to the top of the boiling water.
By May Gerstle

Passover (Pesach) Brownies

Rating: 4.5 stars 25
I experimented for years to come up with a brownie made with matzo ... this is the best!
By Sharone Rosen

Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary

Rating: 4.5 stars 1170
Lemon- and rosemary-infused, little game hens basted with a wine and garlic broth make any occasion special.

The Rebbetzin Chef's Persian Walnut Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 28
These delicately-spiced, rose-scented cookies are the perfect treat for Passover since they contain no flour. They are nutty and rich, slightly chewy with a crunchy exterior. Pistachios or almonds can be substituted for the walnuts.

Simply Steamed Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 133
An easy and delicious way to cook fresh asparagus stalks. Tender and tasty!

Passover Chocolate Mandelbrot

Rating: 5 stars 51
Passover cake made with matzo cake meal instead of flour.
By Joyce

8 Matzo Ball Soup Recipes to Try ASAP

Whether you're making a pot for Passover or just because you feel like it, there's nothing quite like a bowl of warm and cozy matzo ball soup.
By Corey Williams


Rating: 4.5 stars 66
This recipe can be used during the Feast of Unleavened Bread.

Easy Baked Beef Brisket

Rating: 5 stars 40
Try Chef John's foolproof method for brisket braised in a simple apple-onion gravy. You'll never spend all day baking beef brisket again!


A simple recipe for this traditional Passover staple. I always make a great deal extra to munch on for days! Mixture will turn the appropriate shade of brown to look like the mortar which it represents. You can substitute sugar for the honey, if desired.
By Brenwol

Inspiration and Ideas

How to Have a Meaningful Virtual Passover Seder
Whether you're still distanced as everyone awaits their vaccines, or you're on separate coasts, here's how your friends and family can gather for a Passover Seder on Zoom.
Spicy Rapid Roast Chicken
"I made this for Passover dinner. I added chopped apple to the cavity and basted often. It was moist, tender, and had an amazing flavor. A huge hit!" – Indiana Womack
Juicy Roasted Chicken
Rating: 4.5 stars 3815

A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.