Matzo Brei

Matzo Brei


"Matzo and egg fried together. This traditional dish is great anytime, but everyone really looks forward to Matzo Brei during Passover! Serve with sugar or jelly."


servings 222 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 186 mg
  • 62%
  • Sodium:
  • 70 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Take the matzo and break into small pieces into a bowl. Cover with hot water for a minute. Then squeeze out the water.
  2. In a small bowl, beat one egg with salt and pepper to taste and add to matzo. Mix well.
  3. Heat frying pan with a little oil. Pour mixture into the pan. Brown one side and turn over.
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  1. 31 Ratings


A great jewish favorite. As written this is just OK. I would make a few suggestions...use egg & onion matzoh if you have it. I use butter instead of oil and add some salt, pepper and cinnamon...

I sauteed a little onion in butter, rather than oil, and added the matzo brei mixture when the onions were translucent to make a mixture that I enjoyed even more.

I made this like a french toast and added vanilla and cinnamon and served with syrup. I am not Jewish, but this is pure comfort food for my husband. He liked the additions so much that he invi...

This recipe is great with tweaking. My Dad used to make this a lot for us growing up. Really play around with it until it is perfect for you. We eat it with my grandmother's homemade jam.

Whenever i make matzo brei, i cook it in either butter or butter flavored Pam, and serve it savory with sour cream. If i serve it with jam, i never add sugar. It tastes perfect either way.

I had only had matzo brei with unsoaked matzo. This was a nice variation. Good with maple syrup.

Always a favorite in our home. I like to double the recipe, add 2 Tbs wheat germ and 1/2 tsp vanilla. I generally use butter or butter substitute for frying, 1 Tbs per serving. Served with so...

Make it with garlic, onions, and chopped chilis.

This is very simple and traditional recipe. I soak in warm water. You have better control. You don't want it to soaky. I like it with just a little firmness. Let the egg mixture soak a little lo...