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Carrot Dill Matzah Balls

VLUU L200  / Samsung L200
  • 24 matzah balls ServingsServings


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup matzah meal (not whole wheat)
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrot (about 3 carrots)
  • ½ cup loosely packed fresh dill
  • 1 tsp salt
  • dash of ground black pepper (not freshly ground)
  • ½ cup seltzer


1. Beat eggs in a small bowl. Add oil and mix well.

2. Peel three (or so) carrots and chop into thirds. Place in a food processor fitted with the knife blade and process until very finely chopped.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together matzah meal, carrot, dill, salt, and pepper. Add egg mixture and stir until it just forms a batter. Add seltzer and mix once more, being careful not to overmix. Refrigerate (covered) for 2½ hours.

4. Wet your hands and form the mixture into 24 balls. Carefully drop them into a pot of boiling soup (you can also use water, but the flavor is best when cooked in soup). Turn flame to low and simmer, covered, 30 minutes.

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