nutritional information

Per 3/4-cup serving:

  • Calories: 222
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Total Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24 g
  • Cholesterol: 196 mg
  • Sodium: 148 mg
  • Fiber: <1 g
  • Sugar: <1 g

Matzo Brei with Parmesan and Chives

Matzo Brei with Parmesan and Chives

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

Matzo brei (brei rhymes with fry) is Yiddish for fried matzoh. Alternately chewy and crunchy, this tasty, comforting dish is a great way to stretch a few eggs to serve more people.
  • 4 matzo squares, broken into 1- to 1½-inch pieces
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter or margarine

1. Place broken matzo in large bowl, and cover with cold water. Let stand 30 seconds, or until just softened, then drain.

2. Lightly beat eggs in medium bowl. Stir in matzo, chives, and Parmesan, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

3. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add egg mixture, and scramble 3 to 4 minutes, or until matzo pieces begin to crisp and brown. Serve immediately.

April/May 2014 p.52

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comments

I thought it was good. You can add what ever you want. A great base I will play with! Thanks.

Mark Romansky - 2014-06-09 23:31:45

If it is made with vegetable enzymes, it can't be called Parmesan...

Catherine - 2014-04-17 08:11:02

Kosher is and some are made with vegetable enzymes.

LPR - 2014-04-16 20:49:38

Parmesan isn't vegetarian...

Emily Danby - 2014-04-08 22:02:46