Easter and Passover Favorites Made Lighter
You won't miss the calories with these easy and yummy substitutions
Favorite Passover Dish
|Chicken Matzo Ball Soup
||For the matzo balls, replace half the eggs with egg whites or egg
substitute. Use half the amount of fat the recipe calls for, and replace the
rest with chicken broth.
||Brown the onions and brisket in a minimum of oil (about 2 tablespoons per
||Replace half the eggs with egg whites or egg substitute (1/4 cup of
substitute or 2 egg whites is equivalent to one whole egg). You can probably
cut the amount of butter and sugar in half (the missing butter can be replaced
with mashed potatoes, condensed chicken broth or a similar ingredient).
||Replace half the eggs with egg whites or egg substitute. Cut the amount of
vegetable oil called for can be cut in half and replace the rest with mashed
potatoes or chicken broth.
|Passover Apple Cake
||Cut the amount of vegetable oil in half and replace it with fruit puree
such as applesauce.
|Passover Sponge Cake
||Replace half the egg yolks with egg substitute (2 tablespoons per egg
Originally published April 2003.
Medically updated March 1, 2005.