Matzo Ball Soup


Enjoy the soup as is, or garnish with parsley leaves.

What you will need

Chicken soup:

5 pounds dark meat chicken parts (such as drumsticks and backs), trimmed

3 quarts water

3 carrots, peeled

3 celery stalks with leaves

2 (8-ounce) onions, halved

1 leek, split lengthwise and cut into large pieces

1 parsley root, peeled

1 parsnip, peeled

1 (8-ounce) piece peeled winter or summer squash

1 bunch flat-leaf parsley

3 dill sprigs (optional)

Matzo balls

Matzo balls:

4 large eggs

1 cup matzo meal

1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, divided


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