The 10 Best Matzo Ball Soup Recipes So You Can Celebrate Passover Deliciously

Matzo ball soup, perhaps the most central element of Jewish cuisine, comes in many different styles, from the traditional to the mushroom-and-jalapeño-studded. With so many riffs on the recipe, you're set for a new version for each day of Passover. Here are 10 delicious takes

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Egg Drop Matzo Ball Soup

What Jew Wanna Eat’s soup recipe combines traditional Jewish food with every Jew’s second favorite cuisine: Chinese food. Chopsticks optional.

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Easy Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

For those who don’t want to start from scratch, Brown Eyed Baker demonstrates how to enhance your store-bought chicken broth.

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Vegetarian Matzo Ball Soup

Matzo balls don’t need chicken to taste delicious! Big Girls Small Kitchen’s recipe is totally vegetarian friendly.

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Saffron Matzo Balls

These uniquely spiced matzo balls will amp up any broth, thanks to The Shiksa in the Kitchen.

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Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

Shiksa, which means a non-Jewish woman, is often a derogatory term, but with her Shiksa in the Kitchen blog, Tori Avey repurposes the word to inspire her cooking after converting to Judaism. This soup starts from scratch, using a whole chicken.

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Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

This soup by Fo Reals Life features a flavorful vegan broth and matzo balls that use tofu (which some Jews may not consider kosher for passover, btw) instead of eggs.

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Spicy Vegetable Matzo Ball Soup

This soup by Mostly Foodstuffs can be prepared vegetarian or with chicken. The additional veggies and flavorful matzo balls add another dimension of flavor.

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Mushroom Jalapeño Matzo Ball Soup

Put a Mexican twist on your traditional soup with this recipe by Pati’s Mexican Table.

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Dilled Matzo Ball Soup

Dill, a favorite ingredient in Jewish foods like pickles, is the star of this soup by The View from Great Island.

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Traditional Matzo Ball Soup

Love and Cupcakes makes a traditional recipe, with chicken necks and backs for the broth, and chicken fat (schmaltz!) in the matzo balls.

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