Creamy, subtly spicy and completely delicious, this chicken soup with matzo balls is sure to become a family tradition.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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3/4 cup matzo meal
3 Tbsp. oil
3 Tbsp. water
2 Tbsp. Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 small onion, finely chopped
5 cups 25%-less-sodium chicken broth
2 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts
3 carrots, peeled, finely chopped
1 large stalk celery, finely chopped
1 tsp. peppercorns
3 whole cloves
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. flour
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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How do I make it ?
Mix first 4 ingredients until blended. Refrigerate 15 min.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir 6 to 8 min. or until tender. Stir in broth, chicken, carrots, celery, peppercorns, cloves, bay leaf and pepper.
Wet hands and shape matzo dough into 16 (1-inch) balls. Bring soup to boil. Add matzo balls; cover. Simmer 20 min. or until vegetables are tender and matzo balls are cooked through.
Meanwhile, whisk cream cheese and flour with 1/4 cup hot broth in medium bowl until smooth. Gradually stir cream cheese mixture into soup until blended; cover and simmer 5 min.
Ladle soup into bowls, placing 2 matzo balls in each. Sprinkle with parsley.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with fresh fruit and a side salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing to round out the meal.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 14 g
Saturated fat 4 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 510 mg
Total carbohydrate 16 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 17 g
8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.