We Have the Coolest Ways to Eat Matzo This Passover

Bet you didn’t know matzo could do all of this!

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Food Network Kitchen's Matzo Gnocchi Brown Butter Sauce.

Photo by: Matt


If you ask us, matzo is one of the most versatile foods there is — and we have tons of recipes that make the most of it. Whether you prefer a savory dish or a sweet treat, these matzo meals will ensure you don’t get bored during Passover — and after that, too!

We use ground matzo in place of flour to make these pillowy gnocchi. Toss the gnocchi with sage and brown butter for a decadent and delightful main dish or side course.

Who doesn’t love mozzarella sticks? To make the cheesy appetizer Passover-friendly, use matzo meal for coating and again to dip each stick in before frying. You’ll have a gooey, cheesy treat that’s delightfully crispy and perfectly golden-brown.

FN Flat Recipe: Matzoh Crack

Photo by: Armando Rafael

Armando Rafael

You don’t have to choose between sweet and salty with this crunchy candy. Bake matzo sheets with a quick, sweet toffee on top, then add a layer of melted chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt. If you really want to get creative, feel free to add sprinkles, too!

Molly ups the deliciousness in her savory brei by incorporating spinach, mozzarella and a drizzle of hot sauce or ketchup. The matzo gets soft and chewy when soaked and scrambled with eggs and makes a great dish for a holiday brunch.

Food Network Kitchen's Eggplant Matzo Lasagna.

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You don’t need pasta to make a great lasagna! Matzo pulls double duty in this delicious recipe — matzo meal serves as a breading for the eggplant and matzo sheets stand in for noodles. Layer the eggplant and matzo with creamy ricotta, a homemade tomato sauce and plenty of mozzarella for a Passover-friendly crowd-pleaser.



Photo by: Con Poulos

Con Poulos

The ultimate spring dessert, this cake comes together thanks to matzo meal, potato starch and plenty of lemon zest. Coat the cake with a meringue-style frosting and a sprinkle of shredded coconut for the perfect finishing touch.

Food Network Kitchen's Matzo Gnocchi with Brisket Ragu.

Photo by: Matt


Combine two classic comfort foods, brisket and gnocchi, for a Bolognese-inspired dinner. Our advice? Braise the brisket in the oven until it’s fall-apart tender for a truly fantastic dish.

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