Fried matzo and eggs on a plate

Matzo Brei

Matzo brei (rhymes with “fry”) is eaten for breakfast during Passover. Matzo represents the unleavened flatbread Jewish people ate while fleeing Egypt and it is consumed during the Passover celebration to honor their ancestors. Matzo brei can be sweet or savory, and this recipe is a good base to start with. Look in the recipe notes for variations.

Shredded carrots and potatoes baked with matzo meal and eggs.

Carrot-Potato Kugel

Kugel (pronounced KOO-gul) is a sweet or savory casserole that uses egg noodles, potatoes, or matzo meal to hold it together. This recipe uses both matzo and potato, and the carrots give it a sweet springtime upgrade. Kugel is a recipe many people enjoy during Passover.

bowl of black bean soup

Green Chile Black Bean Soup

Black beans are full of fiber and plant-based protein. This soup has a little kick from canned green chiles! Use it as a simple base and get creative with the toppings. Try any combination of cheese, avocado, sour cream, yogurt, cilantro, tortilla chips, or anything you like!

cranberry muffin

Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are perfect for a snack or a quick breakfast! Using canned pumpkin reduces the amount of oil needed and keeps the muffins moist. Plus, it adds additional vitamin A!

Stovetop Hominy

Hominy is a type of corn that has been used in the Americas for thousands of years. This recipe makes an excellent spiced side dish that goes well with any type of meat. You can even serve it by itself over rice!

Roasted asparagus with lemons

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is a spring vegetable that can be cooked in many ways! Roasting brings out the vegetable’s sweetness.

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Bulgur Wheat Salad

Bulgur wheat salad with apples, raisins and walnuts make a refreshing side dish or pack for a healthy lunch or picnic dish. To make as a main dish add chicken or fish. Also a good vegetarian choice.

Pea & Parsley Hummus

Pair this hummus with your favorite crunchy vegetables like broccoli, pickles, bell peppers, or carrots.

Corn and Yellow Split Pea Muffins

This recipe uses split peas, which are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber. The seasonings make these really flavorful, too!