Vegetarian Passover and Seder Dishes (With Vegan Options)

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More and more people are incorporating vegetarian and vegan dishes into their Passover or seder meals. Try out these top picks for a varied and healthy vegetarian Passover or Seder meal! All are suitable for a vegetarian Passover, and most are vegan.

  • 01 of 08

    Passover Dessert or Snack: Chocolate Matzo

    Matzo smores dessert

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    This is one of those Passover recipes where you forget that it's Kosher for Passover, as it's so incredibly delicious. With just a few simple ingredients, you'll find it's also very easy to make this Passover snack. For a vegan version, just make sure the chocolate that you're using is dairy-free, and use a vegan margarine instead of butter.

  • 02 of 08

    Vegan Sweet Potato and Matzo Kugel

    Sweet potato kugel

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    This vegetarian and vegan kugel recipe is cholesterol-free and lower in fat than a traditional kugel with eggs and would be an interesting entree or side for a vegetarian Passover meal.

  • 03 of 08

    Vegetarian and Vegan Beet Casserole

    Cooked beet slices in glass casserole
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    This simple roasted beet casserole recipe sweetens the beets up with a bit of sugar and adds just a touch of spices, so the natural flavors really shine through. Beet casserole is the perfect colorful side dish for your vegetarian or vegan Passover or Seder meal.

  • 04 of 08

    Ashkenazi Apple and Walnut Charoset



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    This Passover charoset recipe is not only vegan, but ​it's also incredibly quick and easy to make, not to mention incredibly yummy! Perfect for your vegetarian Passover Seder meal. Using an organic wine and unrefined sugar will make this recipe suitable for all of your vegan guests, no matter how strict their diets!

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  • 05 of 08

    Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

    Matzo ball soup

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    This recipe uses tofu as a binder instead of eggs to create a traditional yet vegan matzo ball soup! Because of the tofu, this recipe may not be suitable for Ashkenazic Jews but will be suitable for most others on a less strict vegetarian or vegan Passover diet.

  • 06 of 08

    Passover Macaroni and Cheese

    Skillet macaroni and cheese

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    Macaroni and cheese for Passover? Sure, why not! Give the kids a break from all that kugel and matzo with this simple vegetarian Passover recipe. This vegetarian Passover mac n' cheese recipe comes from Giora, The Spruce's Kosher Foods expert. Giora says his whole family really loves having macaroni and cheese on Passover.

  • 07 of 08

    Passover Breakfast: Matzo Brei

    Matzo brei

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    Matzo brei is a vegetarian Passover breakfast similar to scrambled eggs, and easy and tasty enough to serve all year round - not just at Passover.

  • 08 of 08

    Passover Cheese Blintzes

    Cheese blintzes

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    These cheese blintzes are a classic Ashkenazi Jewish food perfect for vegetarians during Passover.