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Matzo Brei, Personal (D, KLP, TNT)
Source: My great-great-grandmother
Serves: 1

2-1/2 matzo boards
1 egg or egg substitute, or half of each
Hot water
Butter for frying

Place a colander or strainer over a bowl. Break the matzo into the colander in pieces about 1" square or a little bigger.

Pour boiling water (in Phoenix) or very hot tap water (in NY) over the matzo and let it drain. Discard the hot water.

Dump the matzo into the bowl and add the egg. Mix well. (Purists can beat the egg beforehand.)

Melt and heat the butter in a frying pan or sauté pan.

Add the matzo-egg mixture to the pan and spread it around evenly. When it is set, flip it over in one piece, like a pizza, or in whatever size pieces are easy to turn. (Some people like this in one piece, like a pancake. Others want it soft and fluffy, like scrambled eggs. We like it any way it comes out.)

Serve, with sugar or salt and pepper on the side, so each can have it to taste. If everyone in the family wants it the same way (lucky you!), you can season it before it cooks.

Poster's Notes:
This is an old, basic recipe that my grandmother got from her grandmother, and like many oldies, it's very simple, family-friendly, and forgiving. Amounts are per person, and can be doubled and doubled and...

Posted by Carolyn C. Gilboa

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A