Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe comes from a cookbook published by a local B'nai B'rith Women chapter in 1963. I haven't yet tried this recipe, but I plan to this Passover! If you try it first, please let me know what you think.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grind the tuna fish and the small onion together, set aside.
  2. Beat the eggs together with the ground pepper.
  3. Add the matzo meal to the eggs. Mix well and let stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, put the water in a soup pan, add the salt, the cut-up onion, carrots and celery. Let this come to a boil.
  5. Add the tuna to the egg mixture, mix well.
  6. Roll into palm of hand medium sized balls and drop into pan of boiling water.
  7. Cover tightly and boil on low heat for 1 hour.
  8. Serve hot or cold.

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As I am gluten free, I used potato flour instead of matzo meal. That might have been the problem. The flavour was good, and did remind me of gefillte fish. But as I put it into the broth to boil, they started falling apart. I fished them out and laid them in a casserol, with the celery and carrots on top, then baked. we had it sliced and it was tasty. I don't believe I'll try again.

idarefsky April 11, 2009

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