Passover Menu Planning: Lunch Ideas

Passover Menu Planning: Lunch Ideas

What’s kosher for Passover in one area and another differs widely throughout the country and across the world. Some of these recipes have items that are readily available in local kosher stores or regular supermarkets and some of these items are not available at all. Here are a few ideas for things to make for lunches throughout the holiday.

What do you enjoy having over Passover? What is easy to pack for lunches?

Spreads for Matzah/Rolls

Lox & Cream Cheese
Tuna
Chicken Salad
Chocolate Spread
Egg Salad (Jamie Geller) – PAREVE
Avocado Matzah Toast (Jew Hungry the Blog) – PAREVE
Matzah Toppings from Around the World (My Jewish Learning)
Chopped Liver (Tori Avey) – MEAT
Veggie Chopped Liver (Genius Kitchen) – PAREVE / NUTS
Matbucha (The Aussie Gourmet, Naomi Nachman) – PAREVE

Sides

Hard Boiled Eggs
Yogurt
Cottage Cheese
Gefilte Fish
Muffins

Salads

Chef Salad
Chinese Chicken Salad
Not so Basic Chicken Salad (Kosher Eye) – MEAT
Grilled Chicken Salad with Citrus Honey Dressing (Chef Zissie via Chabad) – MEAT
Low-Fat Chicken Salad (Tamar Ansh via Chabad) – MEAT
Seder Plate Salad (Epicurious) – PAREVE
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE / Nuts
Rainbow Israeli Salad (Tori Avey) – PAREVE
Eggplant Salad (Chabad) – PAREVE
Baby Spinach and Portabella Mushroom Salad (Jamie Geller via Chabad) – PAREVE
Balsamic Tomato & Mozzarella Salad (Genius Kitchen) – DAIRY
Tomato Mozzarella Salad (Oh Sweet Basil) – DAIRY
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad (Savory Sweet Life) – DAIRY
2-Minute Cole Slaw (The Spruce Eats) – PAREVE
Greek Salad (Miriam Szokovsky via Chabad) – DAIRY

Warm

Matzah Pizza
Grilled Cheese
Tuna Melt
Baked Potatoes
Lox and Eggs (Central Synagogue) – DAIRY
Vegetarian Mushroom Quiche (Kosher on a Budget) – DAIRY
Quiches with Sweet Potato Crust (May I have that Recipe) – PAREVE
Passover Cheese Quiche (Jamie Geller) – DAIRY
Frittata (PJ Library) – DAIRY
Shakshuka Pasichya (Afooda) – DAIRY
Shakshuka (Smitten Kitchen) – DAIRY
Green Shakshuka (The American Bite) – DAIRY
Eggplant Parm (Kosher.com) – DAIRY
Zoodles & Meatballs (Miriam Szokovski via Chabad) – MEAT
Gnocchi (Flamingo Musings) – PAREVE
Smoked Salmon Omelet (Jamie Geller) – DAIRY
Matzah Brei with Bananas & Pecans (The Kitchn) – DAIRY
Blintzes (The Spruce Eats) – DAIRY
Cottage Cheese Latkes (Challah Connection) – DAIRY
Chicken Schnitzel (Tori Avey) – MEAT
Chicken Fingers (Kveller) – MEAT / NON-GEBROKTS

Snacks

Potato Chips
Apple Sauce
Beef Jerkey
Fruit
Vegetables
Dried Fruit like Raisins or leftovers from Charoset
Nuts
Grain-Free Granola (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Chocolate Farfel Clusters (Diana’s Desserts) – PAREVE
Homemade Lara Bars (Leite’s Culinaria) – PAREVE
Tam Tams
Cheese

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  • Carry on – carry loop for on-the-go activities

 

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