Fluffy Matzo Balls Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Eggs2 , separated
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Matzo meal1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 552 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 1111.7 mg46.3%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.9%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 24 g47.5%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.4% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Beat egg whites until stiff. Set aside.
2. Beat yolks until thick and lemon-colored. Add salt and pepper.
3. Using rubber spatula, gently fold egg whites into egg yolks. Add matzo meal gradually. Mix well. Chill dough 5 or 10 minutes.
4. Wet hands with cold water and shape dough into balls, allowing 1 tablespoon per ball.
5. Drop balls, one at a time, into large pot of rapidly boiling water to which 1 tablespoon salt has been added. (Matzo balls puff greatly in size.)
6. Cover; cook about 25 minutes.