Asparagus and Caramelized Onion Matzoh Farfel

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Miraklegirl

From Chef Anne Rozensweig. A great, spring-inspired Passover side dish.

Top Review by Judy from Hawaii

This was very good, though I had a bit of trouble figuring things out. For example, I wasn't exactly sure how "lightly" dried farfel should look, or what "just juicy" at the end would be. I have a feeling that if I ate this at miraklegirl's house,it might have looked & tasted quite different! However, it was still very tasty. The asparagus was just right, tender/crisp, & the crushed matzoh had a nice rich flavor from the chicken broth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil or chicken fat in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion, lower heat and cook approximately 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until caramelized.
  2. Add the white parts of the scallions and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the green parts of the scallions to the mixture, remove from heat, and set aside to cool.
  4. Bring a small pot of water to boil, and add 1 tablespoon coarse salt.
  5. When it returns to a boil, add the asparagus and blanch for 1 minute.
  6. Drain and refresh in ice water.
  7. When asparagus is cool, drain and add to onion mixture.
  8. Mix the eggs with the farfel in a large skillet, and cook over medium heat, stirring often, to lightly toast and dry out the farfel.
  9. Stir in the vegetables and half the stock.
  10. Continue to stir until the liquid is absorbed.
  11. Add the remaining stock and cook until just juicy.
  12. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  13. Serve immediately.

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