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Banana-Maple Matzo Brei


Think outside the matzo box and try this tasty option, delicious for breakfast or any other time of day.

  • Servings: 2

Photography: Kate Mathis

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2011


  • 3 matzos (broken into 2-inch pieces)
  • 1 banana plus banana slices
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup plus more for drizzling
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Soak matzos in cold water for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. Mash banana with maple syrup using a fork. Whisk in oil, egg, and salt. Gently stir in matzos. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Spread matzo mixture evenly in skillet, pressing gently. Cook until underside is golden, about 4 minutes. Flip using a spatula (mixture will break up). Cook until underside is golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer to plates. Top with banana slices, and drizzle with maple syrup.

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