5 Best: Kosher Food For Passover
The absolute 5 best kosher foods for Passover are homemade, traditional foods. Although these can be eaten year round, they add extra special meaning to holidays and provide a mouth watering treat when made yearly for Passover.
- Matzah Ball Soup. Matzah ball soup is the most traditional kosher food for Passover and is served at both Seders and throughout the week. Traditional matzah ball soup is made by making matzah balls with matzah meal and eggs, then cooking them in a light chicken broth. Some people add small amounts of chopped carrots , celery and chicken to the broth for additional color and flavor.
- Charoset. Charoset is served on the Seder plate both nights of the Seder and is also eaten as a snack throughout the remainder of Passover. Traditional Ashkenazi charoset is made with chopped apples, nuts, cinnamon and wine.
- Macaroons. When it comes to purchasing or making kosher food for Passover, the most famous dessert treat is the sweet little macaroon. These come in a variety of flavors, particularly plain coconut, almond flavored, chocolate flavored and added chocolate chips. Many people make their own macaroons for Passover with coconut and sweetened condensed milk.
- Tzimus or Tsimmes. Traditional tsimmes is a thick pudding-like dish made with carrots, sweet potatoes, honey and pineapple. Some recipes also use prunes, raisins or chunks of brisket. This dish is often served at Passover and Rosh Hashanah.
- Farfel Kugel. In preparing kosher food for Passover, traditional kugels made with pasta can be made with matzah farfel. One of the most popular Passover kugels is made with matzah farfel, apples, cinnamon and eggs. However, any farfel recipe can be adapted to use matzah farfel in place of pasta and other items that are forbidden during Passover.
Posted on: May. 06, 2010