25 Easy Passover Recipes Your Family Will Love

You’re getting ready for Passover with your kids--you’re practicing singing “Dayenu,” reading your well-worn copy of your favorite PJ Library Passover book, cleaning up the chametz (leavening) and taking bets about who will find the afikomen. You’ve even got seder prep underway and figured out. So what’s left? Then it hits you--you’ll need a full week’s worth of kosher for Passover meal ideas or else you’ll be downing a whole lot of matzah and jelly sandwiches.

No need to meal plan or prep--just mix and match from these main dishes and snacks to make delicious, fast, easy meals and snacks your family will love. Click on any of the pink buttons below to jump to that section of recipes. Don’t forget to follow the PJ Library Facebook page for even more recipe videos and demos through Passover.


Sure, you could survive the week on breakfast shakes, but why settle when there are so many fast and filling recipes to help you start the day?

5 Minute Shakshuka via Kosher.com
Charoset Breakfast Balls
Dina’s Marvelous Matzah-Brei via PJ Our Way
Fruit and Yogurt Parfait
Ricotta Breakfast Crisps


If your child is a creature of habit, content to nosh on matzah and jelly sandwiches every day, let them go nuts. For those family members who need a little more variety, try one of the recipes listed below. Other quick lunch box ideas include: hard boiled eggs leftover from the Seder, chicken or tuna salad on cucumber slices, or dinner leftovers. For more quick, kosher for Passover lunch ideas that kids will love, click here.

Fire-Roasted Tomato Soup with Matzah-Cheddar Crisps
Fluffy Fritatta
Tater Tot-Chos via Kosher.com
Matzah Bruschetta
Matzah Pizza via PJ Our Way


Since you probably already have a pretty fantastic family matzah ball soup recipe, here are a few others that are quick to make and guaranteed to please even the pickiest of eaters. All of these make for great leftovers that can also be packed up for lunch the next day as well. For other quick dinner ideas during Passover, try loaded baked potatoes, roasted vegetables, and carrot or zucchini “noodles” with your favorite pasta sauce.

Chicken Soup Meatballs
Marinated Chicken Skewers with Avocado Dip
Crispy Crunchy Schnitzel via Kosher.com
Sticky Honey Drumsticks
Potato Chip Zucchini Sticks via Tori Avey
The Yummiest Brisket Ever* via PJ Our Way
Zucchini and Eggplant Gratin

*Just be sure to use Kosher for Passover vinegar in the sauce


In addition to the recipes listed below, quick kosher for Passover snacks for kids include: fruit leather, Israeli snacks like Bissli, cheese sticks or wedges, and fresh fruit and veggies.

Apple Chips via Kosher.com
Caramelized Onion and Butternut Squash Dip
Matzah-Toffee Truffles
Portable Salad on a Stick
Roasted Broccoli Florets with Lemon-Garlic Matzah Crumble
Passover Popovers via King Arthur
Sweet Potato Fries via Weelicious

Mix and match these recipes to create your weekly meal plan or pick one each day to cook with your kids.

Visit the PJ Library Passover Hub for everything you need to celebrate Passover with your family.