Savory main courses, tempting side dishes, and satisfying desserts to make this your best Seder ever.

Celebrate Passover with These Classic Seder Recipes
Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Food styling by Robyn Valarik

When it comes to Passover dishes, there’s a rich history and a world of dishes and traditions to choose from. Get your family talking about why this year’s Seder is the best yet with some of our spins on classic recipes.

Wow your Seder attendees with dishes that turn up the classic flavors of the holiday, like horseradish, brisket, or lamb with elevated ingredients and preparations. Try making your own matzo from scratch (which is really a lot easier than it may seem). The traditional unleavened bread crisps up in the oven in only a few minutes. For a horseradish sauce that folks will be slathering over every side and slice of brisket, whip cream and cream cheese together with fresh horseradish for a lighter (and less pungent) take. 

Because dietary restrictions vary, it’s also a great idea to ask your local rabbi if you have questions about which ingredients are appropriate for your dinner menu. Our recipes below omit wheat, spelt, barley, oats, and rye; though it’s important to look for the Kosher symbol on packaged products. For a handy checklist of all things Passover, take a look at Manischewitz’s go-to guide for celebrating the holiday.

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Whichever of these dishes make their way onto your Passover spread, you’ll be sure to have raised the bar for Seders to come.

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