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Category: Soups

Salty Egg Soup

Saturday night, the first night of Passover this year, will mark our 100th family Seder. When we were married just one year, my husband Marvin and I decided to observe the first two Seder nights of Passover in our own ... Read more

Total time: 2 hours | Serves 12
Note: This cold egg soup is a part of our family Passover ritual, combining two symbolic ingredients-eggs and salt. The eggs are a symbol of new life in the spring season and the salt represents the tears of the Jewish people when they were slaves in Egypt. Many families serve each guest a whole hard-boiled egg dipped in salt.
  • 12 eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
  • 4 to 6 cups cold water
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons coarse salt

Step 1In a large bowl, mash the eggs roughly with a potato masher. Add 4 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of the salt. Add additional water and salt to taste. Cover and refrigerate until serving time. Ladle into soup bowls.

Each serving:
70 calories; 646 mg sodium; 192 mg cholesterol; 5 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 1 gram carbohydrates; 6 grams protein; 0 fiber.
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