Joan Nathan's Chosen Matzo Ball Soup

 

The ultimate chicken soup, just like your Jewish mother used to make.

What you will need

1 whole chicken (about 4 pounds)

2 large onions (whole, unpeeled)

4 parsnips

2 stalks celery

6 carrots

6 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

6 tablespoons snipped dill, divided

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

4 large eggs

4 tablespoons schmaltz (rendered chicken fat) or vegetable oil

4 tablespoons chicken stock

1 cup matzo meal

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley, dill, or cilantro

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

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