Matzo Balls

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Sep. 14, 2011


Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
Corn oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion powder 1/4 Teaspoon
White pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/8 Teaspoon
Matzo meal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Unsalted chicken stock 3 Quart



1. Mix together eggs, corn oil, onion powder, white pepper and nutmeg.

2. Fold in the matzo meal into liquid mixture. Careful lest you over mix.

3.Let stand covered for 2 hours.

4.With moistened fingers form 12 walnut sized balls from the dough.

5.Bring chicken stock to a boil.

6.Put in matzo balls carefully into stock.

7.Lower heat, let simmer covered for 30 minutes.


8. If you are going to serve the matzo balls in the stock, take 2 soup bowls and divide the stock between them. Place 1 or 2 matzo balls in each bowl.

9.Use matzo balls in Matzo Balls Au Gratin after removing them from the stock with a slotted spoon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 191Calories from Fat 63

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 165 mg6.88%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet