8 Matzo Ball Soup Recipes to Try ASAP
Whether you're making a pot for Passover or just because you feel like it, there's nothing quite like a bowl of warm and cozy matzo (or matzah) ball soup. The Jewish soup with dumplings — traditionally made with matzah meal, eggs, water, and a fat — is about as comforting as it gets. From family recipes that have been passed down through generations (like Bubbie's Hearty Matzo Ball Soup, Oma's Fabulous Matzo Ball Soup, and Angel Family Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls) to non-traditional versions you'll love (this Turkey Matzo Ball Soup is a great way to utilize leftovers), you're going to want to bookmark this collection of matzo ball soup recipes.
Turkey Matzo Ball Soup
Looking for an easy and delicious way to use up leftover turkey? Your search ends here. Chef John's take on traditional matzo balls is wonderfully light and tender.
Bubbie's Hearty Matzo Ball Soup
"This recipe has been in our family for generations," says recipe creator becky. "Some family members say it started with our great-great-grandmother Bubbie Rose. My husband, her great-great-grandson, has put his own twist on it by adding extra vegetables and fresh dill which we think sets this soup above the rest."
Kosher Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
This soup simmers for quite some time, which gives the flavors of the herbs and spices time to beautifully meld. However, if you make it in a pressure cooker, this recipe can be ready in about 45 minutes.
Oma's Fabulous Matzo Ball Soup
"This is a matzo ball soup that my grandmother used to make," says recipe creator May Gerstle. "It is our family's favorite part of the meal. It serves a lot of people depending on the size of the bowl you use."
Angel Family Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
Here's another family tradition everyone's sure to love: "This recipe has been passed down for generations in the Angel family," says recipe creator Jacob Angel. "Using fresh ingredients gives this healthy soup a rich flavor."
Fluffy Matzo Balls
Use this recipe for your next soup if you like your matzo balls extra light and fluffy. You should add these to the soup right before serving, according to recipe creator robinraz, or your broth may become cloudy.
Jewish Chicken Soup
"This is a traditional recipe good for anything that ails you," according to recipe creator Layla. "It's the absolute best when you've got the flu, and it's great the second and third day."
Matzoh Ball Soup
This flavorful Jewish-style soup is traditional and tasty. Recipe creator MARBALET recommends double the recipe for the balls, since everyone's sure to love them.