A fresh take on the Passover menu

A modern seder menu with your favourite holiday staples to share with family and friends.

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Roberto Caruso
Roasted halibut with tomato-mint salsa recipe

 

The evening of Friday, April 3 marks the first night of Passover, an eight-day holiday celebrating the Israelites’ freedom from slavery in ancient Egypt. This year, update your seder spread with our modern take on a traditional dinner.

Passover menu

Forego the gefilte fish, and serve up smaller portions of this fresh fish dish.

Roasted Halibut with tomato-mint salsa

Switch up the chicken soup for vegetarian-friendly vibrant roasted red pepper soup.

This soup, with its smoky, slightly sweet flavour from the roasting of the peppers, is a knock'em-dead beginning for any meal.
Roasted red pepper soup recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spice things up at the Passover table: instead of regular old roasted chicken, make Portuguese-style barbecued chicken.

 

BBQ chicken with piri piri sauce
BBQ chicken with piri piri sauce recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Potato kugel is nice, but mashed potatoes are what we crave. Check out this dairy-free version:

Smashed herbed potatoes

Smashed herbed potatoes
Smashed herbed potatoes recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This salad is a change from everyday greens:

Watermelon & mint-cucumber salad

Watermelon & cucumber salad
Watermelon & cucumber salad recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, it wouldn’t be Passover without some easy, coconuty macaroons!

Coconut-haystack macaroons

Coconut macaroons
Coconut-haystack macroons recipe