The meals served at holiday gatherings may sometimes not have plant-based options. But these recipes are not only plant-based, but they are perfect for your Passover meal this season. If you’re wondering what to make or enjoy for Passover, look no further! Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!
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1. Matzo Ball Soup Recipe for Passover
Bring on Passover with this veganized version of the traditional Matzo Ball Soup Recipe for Passover by Mark Reinfeld which is practically indistinguishable from anything you had in pre-vegan days. The matzo balls are held together with ground quinoa and flaxseeds, which makes them heartier than the traditional egg-infused ones.
2. Passover Matzo Pie
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As Passover approaches, everyone is looking for creative ways to use matzo crackers. If you haven’t finalized your Passover dishes, consider adding this Passover Matzo Pie by Cruelty Free Family. Delicious layers of matzoh, spinach, garlicky mashed cauliflower, and potato are drizzled with decadent cashew cream. Even if you don’t celebrate Passover, this is a great alternative to lasagna and can even be modified to your liking.
3. Matzo Toffee
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4. Potato and Onion Kugel With Sautéed Apples
This Potato and Onion Kugel With Sautéed Apples by Rhea Parsons is so easy to make. It’s like a giant latke pie! Serve it with sauteed apples, apple sauce, vegan sour cream, or whatever you like. You can also bake this in muffin tins for individual servings.
5. Cauliflower Leek Kugel
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Kugel is a Jewish casserole typically made with noodles. However, this Cauliflower Leek Kugel by Pavani Nandula will give you a decadent version of the traditional dish. The kugel is packed full of leeks, cauliflower, tofu, and garlic to make a rich and comforting meal that will serve a crowd.
6. Potato Kugel Cups
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A traditional kugel is a casserole made from egg noodles or casserole. These lightened-up, oil-free Potato Kugel Cups by Annie Markowitz are made by spiralizing potatoes and combining them with onion, garlic, paprika, and cornstarch to hold it all together. They’re easy to whip up, savory, and satisfying.
7. Gefilte ‘Fish’
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This Gefilte ‘Fish’ by Rhea Parsons is made with chickpeas and sauteed vegetables. The fish flavor comes from the seasoning – kelp and dulce flakes (if you don’t have both you can just use whichever you have), Old Bay, and lemon. They look just like Gefilte fish, the texture is spot on and they taste like a much yummier version of the original “treat.”
8. Double Decker Carrot Cake
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No-bake carrot cake with a silky cashew cream cheese frosting? Yes, please! If you like carrot cake, you will love this Double Decker Carrot Cake by Michaell Johnson that has zero consequences. You can eat this vegan carrot cake for breakfast, lunch dinner, or dessert, guilt-free! This is excellent to serve as a dessert during Passover!
9. High Protein Chickpea-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Garlic Tahini Sauce
These sweet potatoes are steamed to tender perfection, stuffed with crispy, zesty chickpeas, and drizzled with a silky garlic tahini sauce. In addition to being tasty, they’re super protein and nutrient-dense. And the best part? All of the cooking is done in the oven. So just pop it in, live your life, and come back in 15 minutes for delicious High Protein Chickpea-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Garlic Tahini Sauce by Alexandra Caspero.
10. Simple Coconut Macaroons
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This Simple Coconut Macaroons by Joyce Gan is for perfect coconut macaroons that won’t fall apart. They’re free of refined sugar but still sweet. As they bake, the coconut toasts and takes on a delightfully nutty flavor. You don’t need any special ingredients to make these, either—everything you need is likely already in your pantry.
11. Chocolate Truffle Tart
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This rich and creamy Chocolate Truffle Tart by Harriet Emily starts with a chocolatey date crust and is topped with a smooth chocolate filling. Cocoa butter gives the filling its truffle center-like texture and after just one bite, you’ll be hooked. The double chocolate combination is sheer bliss and perfect for any chocolate lover.
12. No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut and Raspberry Torte
This No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut and Raspberry Torte by Julia Shannahan is amazing. Simple, effective, and… no need to put the oven on. It is no-bake! It is gluten-free and vegan too. It is super decadent and super-rich but sometimes you need a treat or maybe you need a special dessert for a special occasion (or a special person). If that is the case look no further.
13. Cauliflower Steaks With Sweet Pea Purée
For a unique dinner entrée, give these Cauliflower Steaks With Sweet Pea Purée by Helyn Dunn a try. Baked to crispy perfection and seasoned with paprika, coriander, and black pepper, they are zesty and flavorful. Sweet pea purée adds a delicious freshness to the dish as well.
14. Super Protein Kale Caesar Salad
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If you’re wondering what to make instead of chicken salad, this Super Protein Kale Caesar Salad by Laura Hemmington is a perfect substitute. This will be a hit at Passover and feel free to tweak the ingredients to your liking.
15. Garden Green Soup
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This Garden Green Soup by Claire Ragozzino is a wonderful way to get greens in without disrupting digestive fire with an icy cold smoothie. You can make this recipe with a variety of different greens!
Your plant-based Passover meal doesn’t have to be complicated! If you still need more inspiration for what to make, check out How to Cook Vegan Jewish Cuisine For Any Holiday, Dinner, or Occasion!
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