Recipe Roundups

52 Passover Sides That Don’t Involve Potatoes

Nechama Fink April 9, 2024

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When you think of Passover food, do you often envision a hearty main course accompanied by a side of potatoes? While potatoes are a staple on Passover, it’s time to expand our culinary horizons and explore a wider array of flavors and ingredients.

In this roundup, we’re highlighting a diverse selection of Passover side dishes that celebrate the season with vibrant flavors and textures. Say goodbye to the traditional sides and embrace the delicious possibilities of butternut squash, zucchini, mushrooms, cabbage, and so much more.

Whether you’re hosting a Seder or simply looking to add some variety to your family’s holiday table, these delicious Passover side dishes are sure to impress.

Let’s dive into the world of Passover side dishes and elevate our culinary traditions!

1. Ratatouille Stew by Jeffrey Eisner

2. Georgian Quinoa with Beets and Walnuts by Paula Shoyer

3. Cauliflower Balls by Brynie Greisman

4. Creamy Beets and Dill by Alison Gutwaks

5. Roasted Delicata Squash by Rorie Weisberg

6. Jicama Fries by Rorie Weisberg

7. Roasted Celery Root and Zucchini by Chaia Frishman

8. Butternut Squash Pear Kugelettes by Chaia Frishman

9. Apple Kugel by Nechama Norman

10. Mock Lukshen-Kugel Muffins with Maple Walnut Crumb Topping by Faigy Grossman

11. Maple Cinnamon Carrots by Erin Grunstein

12. Roasted Cauliflower with Dates and Pine Nuts by Elky Friedman

13. Fruity Kugel Tarts from the Dining In Cookbook

14. Simplest Roasted Veggies by Sylvia Fallas

15. Vegetable Kugelettes by Rorie Weisberg

16. Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms by Ruth Israely

17. Quinoa-Filled Zucchini Boats by Elky Friedman

18. Root Hash by Rorie Weisberg

19. Faux Potato Kugel by Rorie Weisberg

20. Smoky Cabbage and “Noodles” by Estee Kafra

21. Rhubarb Fruit Crumble by Brynie Greisman

22. Roasted Red Cabbage with Hazelnuts by Brynie Greisman

23. Cauliflower Fried “Rice” by Naomi Nachman

24. Cauliflower Farfel by Rorie Weisberg

25. Apple Kugel Muffins by Naomi Nachman

26. Roasted Eggplant with Bell Pepper Vinaigrette by Paula Shoyer

27. Ratatouille-Stuffed Mushrooms by Chanie Apfelbaum

28. Mock Yerushalmi Kugel by Faigy Grossman

29. Tropical Butternut Squash Kugel by Yidi Fischman

30. Two-Tone Zucchini and Carrot Muffins by Yidi Fischman

31. Thyme-Roasted Winter Squash, Cauliflower, and Portobello Mushrooms by Victoria Dwek

32. Zesty Zucchini by Chanie Nayman

33. Moist Zucchini Muffins by Rivky Kleiman

34. Savory Zucchini Balls by Estee Kafra

35. Zucchini-Tomato Fans by Joy Devor

36. Italian Grilled Vegetables by Chevy Slomovics and Raizy Janklowitz

37. Portobello Stacks with Honey-Balsamic Ketchup by Susie Fishbein

38. Stuffed Onions by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek

39. Layered Vegetable Tower by Elky Friedman

40. Savory Squash Souffle by Elky Friedman

41. Roasted Vegetable Medley by Estee Kafra

42. Portobello Mushroom with Spinach by Naomi Nachman

43. Lamb Mock Noodle Kugel by Family Table Staff

44. Butternut Squash Chremslach by Faigy Grossman

45. Mock Lukshen Kugel by Faigy Grossman

46. Grilled Vegetable Pinwheels by Brynie Greisman

47. Blood Orange Braised Fennel by Chaia Frishman

48. Cabbage Kugel from A Taste of Pesach

49. Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower and Shallots by Daphna Rabinovitch

50. Pearl Onions in Red Wine Reduction by Daphna Rabinovitch

51. Carrot Kugelettes by Brynie Greisman

52. Eggplant Towers by Chanie Nayman

Originally published April 2017. Updated and improved March 2021.