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Classic Matzo Brei

Classic Matzo Brei for Passover brunch, made with soaked matzo that's gently scrambled with eggs and finished with a pinch of salt and a drizzle of syrup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: Jewish
Keyword: classic matzo brei, matzo brei, matzo brei recipe
Calories: 447kcal
Author: Samantha Ferraro


  • 2 matzo broken into pieces
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Syrup for drizzling


  • Break up matzo and put in a wide dish ow bowl. Add enough water to cover matzo. Allow to soak for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain water out, squeezing the matzo to make sure all the water is out. It will look mushy. Add whisked eggs and mix together. Add salt and pepper.
  • Heat a skillet with butter and add matzo mixture. Scramble gently until eggs are light and fluffy.
  • When done, plate up your matzo brei and drizzle good maple syrup on top.


Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 357mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 825IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg