Kathleen Sitzer’s Matzah Brei


1 large onion, peeled and diced

Canola oil, for frying

6 eggs

1/2 cup milk

Salt, pepper, and garlic powder, to taste

2 cups matzah farfel

Chopped tomatoes, green peppers, zucchini, basil, parsley, dill, thyme, optional

Parmesan or Romano cheese, optional


Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.  Add onions and sauté until soft.

In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and desired spices.

Place farfel in a large bowl and add egg mixture.  Toss to moisten and let mixture sit for a few minutes.

Turn farfel mixture into skillet with onions and cook, scrambling and adding any or all of the optional ingredients. Sauté until eggs are cooked.  Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.