In the midst of so many matzo cuisines, matzo brei is one of the recipes that can be served on Seder table as Passover matzo food. Matzo brei is actually popular fried delicacy made from matzo, fried with eggs. In general, the dry matzo is dipped in water or milk until it becomes soft. Then, it is broken into pieces and mixed well with eggs and eventually fried in butter. You can try out impressing variations of matzo brei such as shaping them into cakes, frittata, or breaking them like scrambled eggs. You may also combine matzo brei with meat or other stuff. Alternatively, if you adore toppings, you can top it with sauces, such as salsa, applesauce, or preserves like sugar syrup and jelly. Matzo brei is generally eaten as a breakfast food during Passover festival. Another side of the story is that some Jews do not eat matzo brei during Passover because they refrain themselves from 'gebrochts' - matzo that has come into contact with liquid. Below are mentioned some of the delectable matzo brei recipes
Matzo Brei Recipes
Are you aware that the wonderful Seder table includes various tempting Jewish dishes like Matzo Brei, a fried Passover Matzo food? This write up will lead you to some of the matzo brei recipes.
- 4 Eggs
- 3 tbsp Butter
- 1/2 cup Milk
- 4 Matzos
- White Pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
- Split the matzo into small pieces. Take a large bowl and soak the pieces in water. As soon as the matzo pieces become soft, remove them from water to prevent them from becoming damp! Drain well to remove the excess water.
- In a different bowl, beat the eggs with milk, salt, and pepper. Add the matzo pieces in the mixture and blend.
- It's time to make use of your skillet. Melt butter in it over a medium heat. Pour the egg mixture and cook over medium heat.
- Now this requires a little skill! When the eggs begin to thicken and turn brown, stir from the bottom with a wide spatula and make sure that matzo are in large scrambled pieces.
- If you are an omelet lover, you can also cook the egg-matzo mixture as a large omelet and let it turn brown on both sides.
- Matzo brei is ready to be served!
Matzo Brei Cupcakes Recipe
- 1 piece Matzo
- 1/4 cup Jam
- 1/4 cup plus two tbsp of Matzo Brei
- This is the time to explore your oven! Preheat it to 400 F.
- Soak matzo in water until it is wet and starts falling apart.
- Lubricate the cupcake tins.
- Spread a layer of wet matzo into each cupcake properly, including all the way up the sides.
- Bake the cupcakes for half an hour or until the cups turn crispy.
- Now, fill each cup with hot matzo brei (as explained in the above recipe) to the top.
- Spread your favorite jam as a topping.
- Serve your delicious cupcakes hot!
Matzo Brei With Bananas And Pecans
- 1/2 cup Whole Milk
- 2 1/2 Matzo Crackers, crushed into tiny pieces
- 2 Eggs
- 1 tbsp Butter
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 split in half and sliced Banana
- 1/2 cup chopped Pecans
- 1/4 cup Maple syrup
- Spoonful of Yogurt to garnish (optional)
- Salt to taste
- In a large bowl, crush matzo crackers.
- In a medium-sized bowl, beat eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and syrup well.
- Spread the above mixture over the crackers.
- Allow the crackers to absorb much of the liquid by leaving them for 5 minutes.
- Slice the banana and add half of the matzo-egg mixture in it, keep the other half for garnishing.
- Your skillet is required! Heat the butter in a large skillet on medium-high heat.
- Add matzo-egg combination into the pan.
- Cook for about 5 minutes, making sure that the mixture turns lightly golden and egg is cooked up well.
- Now, once the matzo brei is ready, to make it more exciting, serve it with pecan pieces, reserved banana slices; extra maple syrup and little cinnamon.
- If you are a yogurt lover, you can even garnish it with scrumptious yogurt.