15 Modern Passover Recipes for Your Family’s Seder
Classic Chicken Soup
Simmer a whole chicken with carrots, onions, and celery to create a flavorful broth, then add fluffy matzoh balls to round out the soup.
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The key to making fluffy, light matzo balls is to pack them loosely; you want them to float when they cook.
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Poached Salmon Salad With Beets
A tangy horseradish dressing brings together this salad of gently cooked salmon, thinly sliced beets, and watercress.
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This traditional dish—essential at every Seder ceremony—combines chopped apples, raisins, and walnuts in a sweet, spiced red wine sauce.
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Broiling this spring vegetable is a quick way to make it tender and brings out its sweet, nutty essence.
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Sautéed Spinach With Basil
Crunchy pine nuts and a healthy dose of sautéed garlic punch up this simple side.
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Horseradish Potato Gratin
Thinly sliced russet potatoes bake in a horseradish-infused cream until tender and golden.
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Braised Chicken and Spring Vegetables
Browned, juicy chicken thighs mingle with fresh carrots and radishes in a light broth.
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Roast Beef and Onions
Let the meat rest for 15 minutes before slicing to ensure the beef stays juicy.
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Roasted Leg of Lamb With Carrots and Honey-Mint Sauce
Rub the lamb with a mixture of lemon zest, garlic, and oil to infuse the meat with bright, pungent flavors and aromas as it roasts.
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Braised Lamb Shanks With Fennel
Brown the lamb in a Dutch oven, then cook slowly with white wine, tomatoes, garlic, onion, and rosemary until fork-tender and delicious.
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Slow-Cooker Coffee-Braised Brisket With Potatoes and Carrots
This well-priced cut of meat becomes tender and flavorful when cooked low and slow in a mix of tomato paste, coffee, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar.
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Lemony Almond Macaroons
You can make these sweet treats up to one week ahead of time. Let them cool completely and store in an airtight container at room temperature.
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Flourless Chocolate Cake
Before serving, dust this rich, moist cake with confectioners’ sugar for an elegant presentation.
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These decadent, coffee-infused bites are rolled in cocoa powder for an extra hint of chocolate.
Get the recipe: Espresso Truffles