Matzoh Ball Soup

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Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep
40 mins
Cook
1 hr

This is a quick and kind-of-healthy recipe that I make for my family at least 1x month.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • matzo meal (make balls according to box directions)
  • 1 lb carrot, chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • chicken carcass (can be saved from a previous meal and frozen)
  • 0.5 (8 ounce) box spaghetti
  • chicken stock (I like Better than Boullion)

Directions

  1. 1. boil large pot of water.
  2. 2. Prepare matzoh balls according to package directions. Set in fridge for at least 15 minutes.
  3. 3. In separate pot, take frozen chicken carcass, fill with water to 1 inch to edge of pot and boil for 1 hour.
  4. 4. Remove carcass and pick out any meat; set aside.
  5. 5. add chopped carrots and celery. lower heat to medium and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. 5. add 2 tablespoons of boullion stock or to taste.
  7. 6. break up spaghetti into 1 inch pieces. add to pot.
  8. 7. once pot of water is boiling, create matzoh balls by rolling 1-inch diameter balls. Drop in water. Lower heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  9. 8. once cpoked, carefully remove each matzoh ball with a slotted spoon and add to soup.
  10. 9. Serve at once, Adding a sprig of dill gives it a fresh taste.