Matzo brei

    10 min

    Matzo and egg fried together. This traditional dish is great anytime, but everyone really looks forward to matzo brei during Passover! Serve with sugar sprinkled on top or with jam.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 1 matzo cracker
    • 1 egg
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    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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    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. This is still a rather bland dish (kids like it though). You can even add grated apples, dried fruit, etch to add some flavor.  -  03 Dec 2001  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    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.  -  20 Sep 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    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 invited his parents up for breakfast. Even my mother-in-law asked what I did differently and she makes it for her husband this way. Also, I made this dish for my daughter's 5th grade class for their heritage day and only one small portion remained!  -  03 Dec 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)