Onion Matzo Ball Soup Onion Matzo Ball Soup

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2011



In food processor or blender, purée onion with 1/4 cup of the soup; transfer to large bowl. Whisk in eggs, schmaltz, salt and pepper; whisk in matzo meal. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Bring large pot of salted water to boil. With wet hands and using about 3 tbsp for each, form matzo mixture into balls; slide into water. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large saucepan, bring remaining soup to boil; reduce heat to low and keep warm. With slotted spoon, transfer matzo balls to soup; simmer for 20 minutes before serving.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 928 mg
  • Protein 14 g
  • Calories 296.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 499 mg
  • Cholesterol 123 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g


  • Iron 16.0
  • Folate 33.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Vitamin A 38.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
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Onion Matzo Ball Soup