A matzo balls recipe (alternate spellings: matzah balls, matza balls, matzoh balls, or motza balls) for the Passover / Pesach festival is one of the standard recipes used by Ashkenazim (Jews whose ancestors came from Central and/or Eastern Europe; singular form: Ashkenazi, Ashkenaz; descriptive form: Ashkenazic). A matzo balls recipe is especially used for the Passover / Pesach Seder and matzo balls combined with chicken soup - collectively known as matzo ball soup - is served as an entrée during the Passover / Pesach Seder.
6 to 8 matzos
2 tablespoons fat or oil (sometimes more)
3 to 4 eggs
1 onion, finely chopped
6 to 8 tablespoons matzo meal
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Instructions for the Matzo Balls recipe:
For the Chicken Soup recipe that goes with the matzo balls recipe, please click on the "Ashkenazic Passover Seder Recipes" category web page in the navigation bar in the upper left side on this page, and you will find a link to the chicken soup recipe for the above matzo balls recipe.