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    Basic Matzoh Brei

    Basic Matzoh Brei. Photo by Chef Jean

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    6 mins

    4 mins

    2 mins

    Liza at Food.com's Note:

    From Ruth Reichl's Garlic and Sapphires...easy, yummy, I love it for a simple dinner if I'm too tired to really cook. This is a savory matzoh brei.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 sheets matzohs
    • salt and pepper

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Break up matzoh crackers into tiny pieces and put into a strainer.
    2. 2
      Run warm water over the broken up matzoh to soak it for a few minutes.
    3. 3
      Break eggs, whip with a fork til frothy.
    4. 4
      Add salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      Add soaked, but drained, matzoh to eggs.
    6. 6
      Melt 1 T butter in frying pan.
    7. 7
      Fry egg/matzoh mixture like you would scrambled eggs.
    8. 8
      Enjoy -- no need for toast, all in the pan!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 04, 2008

      55

      Ohhh yummy. The texture and flavor combined made this dish way better than eggs alone. I have a whole box of Matzoh left to make more of this with :) Thanks for sharing. Made for elf apperciation cook a thon.

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    • on April 06, 2008

      55

      This is how my friend Jane makes her Matzoh Brei except for the pepper. You don't have to wait for Passover to enjoy this. Jane adds some cinnamon sugar sprinkled on top after it's cooked. I used 3 pieces of Matzah to the 2 eggs. YUM!

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    Nutritional Facts for Basic Matzoh Brei

    Serving Size: 1 (71 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 470.0
     
    Calories from Fat 200
    42%
    Total Fat 22.2 g
    34%
    Saturated Fat 10.5 g
    52%
    Cholesterol 453.5 mg
    151%
    Sodium 222.9 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.6 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    6%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 18.3 g
    36%

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