How to Make Matzo Meal
The process of making Matzo Meal is fun and simple! If you didn’t know, Matzo Meal is one of the key ingredients used in cooking Matzo Ball Soup.
Here’s a rundown of what you need to know.
What is Matzo Meal?
Let’s skip the whole megillah and get straight to the point, it’s finely ground Matzo. The texture of it is similar to that of cornmeal. That’s all there is to it!
How is it Used?
Matzo Meal is most popularly used for cooking Matzo Balls. However, it has many baking applications such as being used as a flour replacement in Chametz-free recipes during the high holiday of Passover and as a replacement for breadcrumbs when preparing chicken or fish dishes.
How Do I Make it?
This one is klutz-proof! Go to the store and buy Matzo. Grind it into a fine powder using a blender or food processor. Three pieces of Matzo typically yields (after being finely ground) about one cup. If you lack the free time or the chutzpah for completing this task, you can also buy it online or at your local grocery store.
Where Can I Buy Matzo Meal?
Amazon, of course sells it. Most national grocery chains like Kroger, Albertsons, Publix, and Whole Foods Market also stock this item. Manischewitz is the largest brand and sells multiple variations including regular Matzo Meal, Gluten Free, and Whole Grain.
Matzo Meal is easily made by crushing Matzo into a fine powder similar to the texture of cornmeal. You can also purchase this item prepackaged at your local grocery store or by searching on the internet.
If Gluten Free Matzo Ball Soup is what you’re after, make sure you’re using gluten free Matzo Meal.
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