Pesach is an auspicious time period of the year, which is filled with grand celebrations, holy prayers, happy tours, and certainly delicious food. Kosher for Passover food recipes offer you great options for delicious food items to serve your Jewish family members on the upcoming Jewish holiday of Passover.
The food that forms part of the Seder plate is cautiously chosen based on the primary ingredients. These ingredients shall duly meet all the Jewish dietary laws and be prepared with due consideration of the same.
Beitzah – Roasted Egg
Zeroa – Shank bone
Maror (Onions or Horseradish) Bitter Herbs
Charoset – Apples, Pears, Raisins, Figs, Orange juice, Red wine, Pine nuts and Cinnamon.
Chazaret – Lettuce
Karpas – Parseley
Therefore, let us begin together, by understanding a few fundamental Pesach food rules, before we prepare some mouth-watering recipes and complete our Seder plates.
- During Passover people are only allowed to eat unleavened grains. Additionally, the wheat flour can only be used by baking it into unleavened bread, known as Matzah.
- Food categorized as meat shall not be served and eaten with dairy products; as is the case for all Kosher foods prepared throughout the year. Furthermore, the utensils and equipment used to process both meat and dairy food shall be kept and washed separately. Even a completely separate set of dishes is required for Passover. There can be no trace elements of bread, or other not Kosher for Passover foods having been used on plates, cups, dishes or utensils that will be used for Passover.
- Fresh fruits, and vegetables, which are Kosher and have been properly inspected by a Kosher Supervisor, known as a Mashgiach, are very popular food items that are served on Passover.
Regardless, what Jewish tradition or Minhag you follow; flavourful and delicious Passover recipes enhance and enrich your celebration of the Passover Holiday. These family time meals are processed and served up exquisitely with grand elegance. We want you to thoroughly enjoy and certainly savor your Pesach meals.
We have done great research to be able to provide you with fabulous Passover recipes that are sure to sweeten your Passover experience.
Matzo Ball Soup
The cooking process for delicious and authentic, Kosher for Passover, Matzo Ball Soup, starts by whisking eggs, in a bowl. Various ingredients are mixed or stirred into the bowl: schmaltz, dill, salt, broth, and pepper; followed by vigorous whisking.
For best results, be sure, to let the matzo dough sit and set for at least 35 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Take some uncooked chicken wings. Position them an inch apart from each other, on a rimmed baking sheet. Let the chicken roast thoroughly, until it turns golden brown.
Once the chicken wings are fully cooked, transfer them into a large pot, which contains four cups of boiling water.
Add in these freshly chopped and minced ingredients: onions, celery, parsley, peppercorns, and parsnips.
Be sure to stir the soup and add ingredients intermittently. Constant stirring after each each ingredient is added to the simmering soup, is an important part of the cooking process.
Cook this mixture, preferably in a stainless steel pot for the next 40-50 minutes.
Add chicken legs, into the soup for a richer and thicker broth.
While cooking the soup, utilize your time wisely.
Start by shaping the matzo mixture into ball like shapes. Add the matzo balls to the pot, cover it and let the soup simmer for ten to twelve minutes.
Once done, remove the chicken legs from the pot, using a ladle.
Sieve the entire soup from the pot into a tureen and pour into porcelain bowls. Separate the soup from the unwanted bones and grit.
To enrich serving of the soup, you can nicely garnish the soup with chopped dill and a bit of pepper on the top.
Matzah pieces are the key ingredient in this recipe.
The process begins by breaking each piece of Matzah into two equal pieces. Now, place the Matzah pieces into a bowl that is filled with hot water.
Let the Matzah pieces set in the hot water for 30-40 seconds. Drain water from the bowl and gently remove excess water from the Matzah pieces.
Use a medium bowl to whisk two eggs, until they seem fluffy. Add some salt and pepper into the beating of the eggs for slight seasoning.
Dip Matzah pieces into the fluffy eggs in the bowl. Then take each piece of Matzah and fry it, in a pan, until golden brown.
It is time to heat up olive oil in a pan, at a medium temperature.
For best results, add up to four small pieces of egg-dipped Matzah into a sizzling skillet.
You are now in the process of making some yummy Matzo Brei.
Fry the Matzo Brei wellz until each piece turns golden brown.
Let each piece of Matzo Brei cool to room temperature. Put each piece of Matzo Brei on a large serving plate. Afterwards, each piece of Matzo Brei, or some pieces can be transferred to individual plates to be eaten and greatly enjoyed by each guest, at the table.
Now, serve up the scrumptious Matzo Brei with sweet toppings, including; syrup, jam, or sliced fruit.
Roasted Sweet Potato, with Miso-Tahini Sauce
Rinse and cut two potatoes into quarter length and further cut each of them half crosswise. Now toss potatoes in a rimmed baking sheet with 2 tbsp oil and ½ tsp salt. Roast and toss potatoes until they are cooked well and become crispy. On the other hand, start mixing 2 tbsp Miso, 2 tsp Vinegar, 2 tbsp Tahini with 1 Tbsp water in a small bowl. Trim off 1 scallion and heat this dry skillet over medium flame. Also, toast 1 tsp sesame seeds constantly until they become golden. Now, it’s time to serve potatoes with Tahini sauce on a platter with the sesame seeds and scallions toppings.
Tangy Brisket with Herbs
Begin by preheating the oven at 300o and season all sides of the brisket with kosher salt and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Keep it uncovered for a minimum of 12 hours and a maximum of 2 days. Add onion, fennel, garlic, a bit of vinegar, and soy sauce to coat. Now put these coated briskets to a simmer for cooking till they become tender and keep roasting until liquid is reduced by 3/4th. At the end of the process let the brisket cool down and then slice with the help of a serrated knife. To make it look graceful and taste healthy add tender herbs and celery leaves in a bowl and squeeze some juice to coat. Thus, it’s time to enjoy this delicacy with spoonfuls of vegetables and braising liquid around meat. For better flavor, add red pepper flakes and sea salt.
Chocolate Macaroon Cake
It’s time for some yummy dessert! So let’s begin by dusting the sides of the pan with cocoa powder but make sure to remove the excess. Also, do not forget to grease the bottom of the pan with some oil or butter. With this let’s get started and toast almonds on a rimmed baking sheet till it turns dark. In the meantime heat the chocolate and ground pulse almonds, salt cocoa, shredded coconut in the food processor. Now, gently beat the eggs and add sugar, vanilla syrup, chocolate, and almond mixture too. Continuing beating till the batter leaves no lumps and becomes smooth. Finally, we are done with all the hard work and it’s time to transfer the cake batter into a prepared pan and let it bake for 15-20 minutes. So, are you ready to taste this delicacy?