Passover: Ashkenazic-Style Seder

Vegan Matzo Balls (with a Gluten-Free Variation)

vegan matzo ball soup recipe

This vegan matzo balls recipe isn’t going to yield the Jewish grandmothers’ classic fluffy variety, but something new, delicious, and easy to make. Cooked quinoa flakes bind them together. A lot of the vegan matzo balls recipes on the web use tofu as a binder, which, for many Jews, is not an allowable Passover food. The trick here is to bake them at a low temperature rather than boiling them. Without egg as a binder, vegan matzo balls are more likely than not to fall apart in water. more→

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Passover Carrot-Apple Pudding

Passover Carrot Apple Raisin Pudding

This sweet side dish of spiced carrots and apples brightens the Passover dinner plate. Baked until crusty, it’s also yummy enough to be an everyday dessert with a dollop of coconut yogurt. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→

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Passover Pineapple Crumble

Passover Pineapple Crumble

Matzo meal makes a perfect crumble topping for a fruity dessert made with pineapple and pears or apples to round out the Passover meal. Serve with a dollop of nondairy ice cream if you’d like to dress it up. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→

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Chocolate Matzo Brittle

Chocolate Matzo brittle

This is very rich, but is an excellent way to use your surplus of matzo; a little goes goes a long way. Adapted from Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→

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