Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

2.6 (55 reviews)

Vegan Matzo Ball Soup



  • 1 cup  matzo meal
  • 3 Tbsp.  potato starch
  • 1/4 cup  oil
  • 1 cup  water
  • 1/2 tsp.  baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp.  salt
  • 1/4 tsp.  garlic
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup  onion, chopped
  • 32 oz.  vegetable broth


  • Mix together the matzo meal, potato starch, oil, water, baking soda, salt, and garlic in a large bowl. Refrigerate for 40 minutes.
  • Place the celery, carrot, onion, and vegetable broth in a large pot. Bring to a boil.
  • Roll the matzo mixture into 1-inch balls. Drop into the soup and simmer until the balls expand, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and let sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Place back in the soup 30 minutes before serving.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Rated 2.6/5 based on 55 reviews

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