Basic Matzoh Brei

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by Liza at

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.

Top Review by Chef Jean

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.

Ingredients Nutrition

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


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

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