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Matzo brei, a traditional dish made by folding soaked matzo into scrambled eggs, makes the perfect base for a delicious, protein-packed breakfast stack. Just spread with softened cream cheese, then top with smoked salmon, thinly sliced red onion, capers, and fresh dill... you'll be well on your way to brunch happiness.  

Recipe by MyRecipes March 2017


Credit: Kelsey Hansen; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Paige Grandjean

Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 open-face sandwich)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place matzos in a small bowl of hot water; let soak 30 seconds. Drain well, and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Place matzos in a small bowl; stir in eggs, chives, salt, and pepper until well combined.

  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Spoon matzo mixture in 4 equal portions (about 1/3 cup each) into skillet. Cook until golden brown and set, about 2 minutes per side.

  • Spread matzo brei evenly with cream cheese. Top evenly with cucumber, lox, red onion, capers, and dill.