Categories: RecipesPublished On: April 8th, 2020Tags: 178 words5.4 min read


Chicken Soup with Matzoh Balls

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Jewish
Keyword: Seder Meal
Servings: 10 Servings


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Large Pot


  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 1 lg Egg white
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¾ cup Matzo meal
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 8 cups Homemade chicken broth
  • 2 Parsnips Peeled and chopped
  • 1 lg Carrot Peeled and chopped
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 cup Broccoli florets
  • 1 cup Sliced Mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp Fresh dill or Parsley Chopped


Create the Matzoh Ball Mixture

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, egg white and salt.
  • Whisk in matzo meal, oil and 3 Tbsp cold water.
  • Cover and chill the mixture at least 1 hour or overnight.

Create the actual Soup

  • In a large pot, bring chicken broth to a boil.
  • Add parsnips, carrots and onions, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Gently roll the chilled matzo dough by level teaspoonfuls into balls, dropping them into the simmering broth as you work.
  • Cook the matzo balls, covered, for 15 minutes.
  • Do not left the ilde; the broth must simmer rapidly to allow the matzo balls to expand properly.
  • Uncover the pot, add broccoli and mushrooms and simmer until the broccoli is just tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls, sprinkle with dill or parsley and serve.