Try this matzo meal pancakes recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival. A matzo meal pancake recipe is one of the many adapted recipes for pancakes used by Jewish people to comply with the Kosher for Passover dietary laws.

Matzo meal pancakes can be spelled many ways: matzoh meal pancakes, or matza meal pancakes, or matzah meal pancakes, or motza meal pancakes. But whichever way you spell it, a matzo meal pancakes recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival is one of the most popular traditional Passover / Pesach festival breakfast recipes. The following matzo meal pancakes recipe is a low-fat version to help keep the waistline from exploding!

Matzo Meal Pancakes Recipe (Low-Fat)

1 cup matzo meal
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup egg substitute such as Egg Beaters
1 cup club soda
3 egg whites
Canola oil, for frying

Instructions for the Matzo Meal Pancakes recipe:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the matzo meal, salt, egg substitute and club soda.
  2. Let mixture rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold the egg whites into the matzo meal mixture.
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan. When hot, drop the pancake batter by the spoonful into the pan.
  6. Brown lightly on both sides.
  7. Serve with jam or applesauce.

Serves 4 to 6.

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