Quick and Easy Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Quick and Easy Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

For this recipe, we’re making our version of Matzah or Matzo ball soup which is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish recipes. Enjoy a delicious warm bowl of chicken soup with light and tender matzo balls and crunchy veggies, in just an hour.

How To Make Quick and Easy Matzo Ball Soup

Have a taste of Jewish cuisine easily with this quick and easy matzo ball soup. This recipe has celery, carrot, and a mixture of herbs and spices.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 2tspcanola oil
  • 2cupsmedium yellow onion,diced
  • 1cupcelery stalk,diced
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • 1cupcarrot,shredded
  • 3qtchicken broth
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspdill,dried
  • ½tspchive,dried
  • ½tspparsley,dried
  • 20matzo balls


  1. In a large pot, heat the canola oil over medium heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add the onion, celery, and garlic and sauté until translucent and tender.

  2. Add the carrots and continue cooking for another 2 minutes, until all of the vegetables are heated through.

  3. Add the chicken broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder, dill, chives, and parsley. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for about 30 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

  4. When ready to serve, add the matzo balls to the simmering soup and cook until heated through.

  5. Ladle into bowls.

  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes



  • Calories: 885.14kcal
  • Fat: 13.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.86g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 154.75g
  • Fiber: 6.98g
  • Sugar: 16.99g
  • Protein: 33.70g
  • Cholesterol: 21.60mg
  • Sodium: 1545.27mg
  • Calcium: 85.33mg
  • Potassium: 1212.38mg
  • Iron: 6.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 268.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.73mg
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