Matzo ball soup

Matzo balls, made of ground up matzo (matzo meal), oil, eggs and chicken stock, are dumplings (kneidlach in Yiddish) which are served in chicken soup - especially on Passover. Enjoy this simple, fool-proof recipe for matzo ball soup.

Matzo ball soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Ingredients:

  • SOUP

  • 1

    whole chicken

  • 3

    carrots

  • 3

    zucchini

  • 3

    celery sticks

  • 3

    small onions

  • 2

    small parsnips

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • chicken soup powder to taste

  • MATZO BALLS

  • 4

    eggs, separated

  • 4

    Tbsp. water

  • 4

    Tbsp. oil

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon pepper

  • 1

    cup matzoh meal

Directions

SOUP: 1. Place chicken in a large soup pot. 2. Cover with water. Boil for 20-30 minutes. 3. Scrape and discard any froth. 4. Add vegetables and spices. 5. Bring to a boil. 6. Lower heat and simmer for 1 1/2 - 2 hours. 7. When cool, strain soup and add back cut-up vegetables.


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