The Jewish holiday of Passover (Pesach, in Hebrew) commemorates the story of the Israelites’ escape from slavery and departure from ancient Egypt. This major holiday is essentially the celebration of freedom, which is observed for 7 days in Israel and 8 days in the diaspora. It begins with The Passover Seder – a feast held on the first night of the holiday.

During Passover, Jewish kosher food laws prohibit leavened products made with yeast and fermented grain products, which is why matzo is such a staple. If you are hosting a seder or contributing to one, hopefully some of the Passover recipes we’ve provided here will help you! Keep in mind that different Jews might have further restrictions depending if they’re Ashkenazi or Sephardi.

Passover Dinner

whole roasted chicken on plate

Easy Roast Chicken

5 from 1 vote
close up honey glazed salmon fillet in pan

Honey Glazed Salmon

5 from 5 votes
slow cooker beef brisket sliced thin on cutting board

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

5 from 5 votes

Passover Desserts

tall stack of matzo toffee pieces

Matzo Toffee

5 from 12 votes
overhead vanilla and chocolate meringue cookies on wire rack

Meringue Cookies

5 from 1 vote
close up of coconut macaroon sliced in half

Perfect Coconut Macaroons

5 from 12 votes
overhead pile of flourless chocolate cookies on parchment paper

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

4.94 from 33 votes
tall stack of matzo toffee pieces

Matzo Toffee

5 from 12 votes
close up side angle or matzo brei on plate

Matzo Brei

5 from 6 votes
overhead white bowl filled with charoset for passover

Charoset

5 from 9 votes
close up honey glazed salmon fillet in pan

Honey Glazed Salmon

5 from 5 votes
overhead pile of flourless chocolate cookies on parchment paper

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

4.94 from 33 votes
overhead cauliflower rice on brown plate with spoon

Cauliflower Rice

5 from 2 votes
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