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need recipe for egg free matzo balls

I need a recipe for egg free matzo balls. They do not need to be vegan/or veg, I just need to replace the function of the egg. I've tried using egg replacer, which was not a hit and not delicious. I want to boil them.

Anything tried and true?

asked by Joree over 4 years ago

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Kristen Miglore

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added over 4 years ago

Great question -- this tutorial looks helpful but uses egg replacer, so probably not what you're looking for: http://bonzaiaphrodite...

Since you don't need it to be vegetarian, I'd be inclined to up the schmaltz factor -- but I've never tried this, so I don't know if schmaltz alone would hold them together.

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added over 4 years ago

Consider yogurt to replace the egg.

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added over 4 years ago

Google turned up the post below, which also links to an article where mashed potatoes are used in pace of egg.
http://blogs.kcrw.com/goodfood...

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added over 4 years ago

interesting! will have to try the potato--I will use chicken fat instead of vegetable oil. thank you!

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added 7 months ago

I just found THIS recipe which uses aquafaba (chickpea water) I'm going to give it a go :) http://www.tabletmag.com...

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Nancy

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added 7 months ago

I've successfully used soft tofu, same liquid volume as eggs in original recipe, whipped, as a replacement in cakes and other baking. They may work in the matzo balls. If you can use legumes, do a test batch with soft tofu mixed with the other ingredients and boiled as usual.

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