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Best Matzah Balls Recipe
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Best Matzah Balls

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"These can be tricky to get the right consistency. After years of experimenting with the basic recipe, I found these to come out soft but not falling apart. If you like firm/hard-middle matzah balls, either reduce the seltzer or add 1/4 cup matzah meal."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Whisk eggs and olive oil in a bowl until combined; stir both amounts of club soda and salt into egg mixture. Mix matzo meal into wet ingredients to form a workable dough; if mixture is too wet, stir in 1/4 cup more matzo meal. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Wet your hands and form matzo ball dough into walnut-size balls. Gently place matzo balls into boiling water. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer matzo balls until tender, 25 to 30 minutes.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 25 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 15 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Do not store matzah balls in your chicken soup; they will absorb the liquid and become mushy. Store separately and heat with your soup.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.2 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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