Matzo Brei

Matzo Brei is a traditional Passover concoction, and everyone has their own idea on its proper preparation. While some prefer to serve it up with syrup and jelly, this recipe produces a scrambled egg-like mixture to be eaten with salt and pepper (and maybe a little Tabasco!). It's so easy, your kids will love getting involved and breaking up with matzo into pieces. Happy Passover!

Hands-On Time: 5 minutes
Ready In: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients
3 matzos
2 eggs
½ teaspoon kosher salt (or half as much table salt)
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. Begin by breaking the matzos up in a bowl into smallish pieces--more like a square inch than like crumbs--which is a great job for kids. Cover the matzo with hot tap water and leave it while you crack the eggs into another bowl and beat them well with a fork.
  2. Now pick up handfuls of the soggy matzo and wring it out, then add the wrung matzo, with salt and pepper, to the bowl with the eggs. Stir it together well.
  3. Melt the butter over medium heat in a medium nonstick skillet, and when it's hot and foamy, add the egg-matzo mixture. Cook it the way you would scramble eggs, pushing it in and over from the sides with a spatula, and stirring constantly, until it looks cooked and mostly dry, about 2 minutes. Eat in good health.

See all recipes from Catherine Newman's "Dalai Mama Dishes" blog.

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