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Fat-Free Matza Balls

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Digest Fat-free Passover


  • 1/2 c Matza Meal
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3/4 ts Powdered instant broth
  • (chicken or veggie)
  • 2 ts Chopped parsley
  • (optional)
  • 1 ds Onion powder
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 3 tb Cold club soda


Stir the dry ingredients together
Stir egg whites, club soda, and parsley slightly with a fork and pour over the dry ingredients. Mix well and refrigerate at least one hour.
Form into 8 balls (1 1/2 inch diameter) and drop into a large pot of boiling slated water or broth.
Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Do not remove the lid during the cooking period. Remove matza balls with a slotted spoon and serve in soup.
[Note: I have not tried this recipe. In general, though, matza balls keep well in the fridge, just warm them up before serving in soup.]
Source: Taken from the low-cholesterol Passover cookbook put out by the "International" Havurah of Temple Emmanuel, Lexington, MA.
Posted by "Aliza R. Panitz" <> to the Fatfree Digest Apr. 13, 1995.
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