Chicken Soup With Matzo Balls Recipe

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Chicken Soup With Matzo Balls
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  1. Matzo Balls:.
  2. In medium bowl, mix eggs, seltzer, oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in matzo meal and refrigerate 4 hours.
  4. Soup:.
  5. In stock-pot, heat chicken and the water to a boil, skimming foam.
  6. Add all but 2 cups of the carrots, the celery, parsnips, onion, parsley sprigs, 2 tsp of the salt and the pepper.
  7. Simmer, partially covered, until chicken is cooked, about 1 hour.
  8. With slotted spoon, remove chicken from soup;.
  9. Reserve for another use.
  10. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. With cool, wet hands, shape matzo-meal mixture into 8 (2-in.) balls and add to boiling water.
  11. Cover; reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes.
  12. Strain soup through cheesecloth-lined sieve into clean pot; press solids to extract liquid; discard solids.
  13. Add remaining carrots and salt.
  14. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes, until carrots are tender.
  15. Add minced parsley.
  16. To serve:.
  17. Place 1 matzo ball in each of 8 soup bowls;.
  18. Add 1 cup soup to each.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 281.14 Kcal (1177 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.18g 28%
Cholesterol 144.02mg 48%
Sodium 479.58mg 20%
Potassium 414.63mg 9%
Total Carbs 15.29g 5%
Sugars 4.39g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3.47g 14%
Protein 15.39g 31%
Vitamin C 8.9mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 18%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 92mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 48.21 Kcal (202 kJ)
Calories from fat 28.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.12g 28%
Cholesterol 24.7mg 48%
Sodium 82.24mg 20%
Potassium 71.1mg 9%
Total Carbs 2.62g 5%
Sugars 0.75g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.59g 14%
Protein 2.64g 31%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 18%
Iron 0.2mg 7%
Calcium 15.8mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.4
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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