15 Matzo-Free Lunch or Dinner Passover Recipes

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It's not even Purim yet (ok, fine tonight!) and today is a fast day, but I'm sure we're all starting to think about Pesach (Passover).  Enjoy the baking of hamantashen and the carelessness with which you let the flour crumbs fall, because the cleaning season (or at least the "Oh, yes, definitely starting to clean for Pesach today season) is about to begin.  Many people clean early and don't eat matzo from Purim until Passover, so to help you plan your next three weeks here are 15 matzo-free meals that work for both lunch and dinner to get you in the mindset for pesach.

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Eat healthy while still enjoying a range of flavors and textures by incorporating many different vegetables into salads this Pesach.  There's this crunchy Raw Cauliflower Tabbouleh or refreshing Spring Asparagus and Pickled Red Onion Salad.

Idaho® Potato Napoleon with Grilled Vegetables

Try something new with warm salads, or serve them as side dishes, with the Idaho® Potato Napoleon with Grilled Vegetablesor theImam Bayeldi (Braised Eggplant, Leeks and Tomatoes).

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Main dishes that can be served warm or cold, or that can be transformed into deliciously unrecognizable leftovers are a flexible luxury when planning and during a  holiday that logs a lot of kitchen time.  These slow cooked recipes,  Braised Pot Roast with Baby Carrots and Crispy Shallots, Lamb Stew with Apricots, Pear, and Mint and Garlic Lemon Chickenmake for elegant easy dinners and can be easily repurposed for lunch the next day.


Try something lighter with the Parsley Crusted Salmon over Spanish Eggplantor Lettuce Wrapped John Dory.


The obvious ban on flour and many packaged products lends itself well to a lighter desserts.  While no one is rushing to call sugar healthy, having a few Dipped Strawberries or a small scoop of Rose Granita or Lemon or Lime Frozen Yogurt is a refreshing, and a relatively guilt-less alternative.

Walnut, Ginger and Cranberry Stuffed Apples

Walnut, Ginger and Cranberry Stuffed Apples

If you're looking for a warm dessert try the Apple Compote or Walnut, Ginger and Cranberry Stuffed Apples that can be made in a slow cooker if you have one for Passover.

almond lace cookies passover gluten free

For a little bit of chocolate try Almond Lace Cookies with amaretto!

Check out more Passover recipes here!