Get the recipe: Roasted Garlic Matzoh Ball Soup opens in a new tab
Leftover matzoh is one of Passover’s greatest challenges – I’ll admit to letting a lonely box linger for years. Use up leftover matzoh in the weeks (or even months – I’ll be lenient) following Passover, and you’ll be that much more delighted to see the boxes line your shelves again next year.
Get the recipe: Southwestern Matzoh Brei opens in a new tab
Using matzoh in its original flatbread form adds structure to baked dishes and desserts.
Matzoh brei is a classic egg dish that employs rehydrated, crumbled matzoh to bulk up scrambled eggs. Reminiscent of the Tex-Mex favorite migas, our Southwestern Matzoh Brei opens in a new tab adds green onions, corn and beans to the mix.
Layer matzoh with spiced apples (or any other bakeable fruit!) for a sweet spin on traditional kugel opens in a new tab.
Our new favorite way to feature matzoh comes in the form of this Spinach and Feta Matzoh Pie opens in a new tab. Deliciously layered in a cross between spanakopita and lasagna, the matzoh soaks up flavors and crisps beautifully in the oven.
A slathering of chocolate makes everything better – especially sticks of matzoh. We love adding chopped nuts or even crushed candy for a special treat, like this Chocolate-Covered Matzoh Bark opens in a new tab.
Get the recipe: Matzoh Granola opens in a new tab
When you’re ready for leftover matzoh to take on a different shape, consider employing your food processor (a mortar and pestle or even a food-safe bag and a mallet will do the trick, too).
Break matzoh sheets up into bite-sized pieces for Matzoh Granola opens in a new tab. It certainly livens up the breakfast table during Passover — no more matzoh and charoset for days on end this year!
Lightly crushed matzoh is perfect for creating a crust. With a thin glaze of mustard or a dip in beaten eggs, any of your favorite proteins or sliced veggies can enjoy a crispy matzoh coating. Try it on Easy Matzoh-Crusted Salmon opens in a new tab.
Instant breadcrumbs – matzoh needs no finesse, just crush the flatbread between your hands and rub into a cracker powder. Substitute the crushed matzoh in any recipe calling for breadcrumbs. Use it in place of matzoh meal in this Spinach and Matzoh Ball Chicken Soup opens in a new tab.
Making your own matzoh meal takes things a few steps beyond breadcrumbs. Grind the matzoh in a food processer, then sift the powder (if necessary) to produce a smooth flour-like substance. Hold these Cabbage and Leek Griddle Cakes opens in a new tabtogether with your new pantry staple or make some elegant Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas opens in a new tab.
Do you have any tricks for using up leftover matzoh? I’d love to hear them.
Updated April 2016.