Recipe: Perfect Matzo Ball Soup


Matzo Ball Soup. In a medium to large mixing bowl, add the matzo meal, vegetable oil (or schmaltz, which has more flavor), stock, eggs By the time your matzo balls are done, your soup should also be ready. Taste the soup for seasoning and adjust to taste. This delicious traditional matzo ball soup recipe is perfect for those cool fall and winter days or if you're under the weather!

There's an entire chicken in this matzo ball soup recipe, and then some. You'll pull out the breast early on and use the white meat to garnish the finished bowls, but. Matzo ball soup has been on my "to do" list for a looooong time, so I thought this was the perfect opportunity. You can cook Matzo Ball Soup using 16 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Matzo Ball Soup

  1. It’s of Matzo Balls.
  2. You need 1 box of matzo ball and soup mix.
  3. Prepare To taste of ground black pepper.
  4. Prepare To taste of salt.
  5. You need 2 of large eggs.
  6. It’s 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
  7. Prepare of Soup.
  8. It’s 1/2 of of a chicken, bone in, skin on.
  9. It’s 2 of large carrots.
  10. It’s 1 of stalk/rib celery and leaves.
  11. Prepare 1 teaspoon of salt.
  12. You need 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
  13. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper.
  14. It’s 48 ounces of chicken broth.
  15. It’s 1 teaspoon of granulated garlic powder.
  16. You need 1 teaspoon of saffron threads.

I'll readily admit, I've never made matzo While the soup is simmering, mix the matzo ball dough. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and vegetable oil. When it comes to matzo ball soup, the fluffy matzo balls are the real stars of the show. They float in a clear chicken broth with some carrots and celery, but that's about it!

Matzo Ball Soup instructions

  1. Mix 2 eggs and the olive oil together well. Get the matzo ball and soup mix. Take the matzo packet and pour it into the olive oil and egg mixture. Let sit 15 minutes. If you want a less dense matzo ball, add 3 tablespoon seltzer water..
  2. Chop the celery and carrots. Season the breast, thigh, leg and wing with salt and pepper. Heat the oil..
  3. Sear the chicken pieces skin side down 7 minutes, then turn sear second side 7 minutes. Add the broth..
  4. Measure out the saffron threads. Add the vegetables and threads to the soup. Add the soup packet stir and cover 15 minutes..
  5. Wet your hands and form the matzo balls. Make them about the size of a walnut. If they become sticky wet your hands again. Aad the balls to the soup and allow to boil 7 minutes. They will increase in size a bit..
  6. Ready to serve. I hope you enjoy!!!!.

Passover dinner would not be the same without a bowl of this light, brothy matzo ball soup. And, for every other matzo ball soup we try, the verdict is always the same: "it's not as good as Dana's." What you'll need to make Chicken Soup with matzo balls. The soup is a bit of a "potschke," as my mother would say (meaning it requires some fussing). Don't get me wrong, it's not hard — you. Here at Serious Eats, we're equal opportunity matzo-ballers, so we're giving a recipe that lets you choose the matzo balls of your dreams.