From the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen: Vegan Matzah Tater Tots (i.e. Passover Nuggets)

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These Matzah Tater Tots are baked, giving them a nice consistency.  They are a bit crispy and  be made during passover as a “matzo nugget” dipped in your favorite oil-free sauce or served as a topping on a lovely salad.  Gluten free option given.


Vegan Matzah Tater Tots (i.e. Passover Nuggets)
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  • 1½ cups boiling water
  • 1½ cups matzo meal (or quinoa flakes to make gluten free)
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt, or more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2-4 cloves garlic (optional and to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons cooked potato puree
  • Baking oil spray
  • 2-quart saucepan
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Garlic Press

    Using the 2-quart saucepan:
  1. Boil small potato and mash well with fork and set aside
  2. Bring ½ cup water to boil over medium high heat
    In a large glass bowl:
  1. mix together the matzah meal (or quinoa flakes), sea salt, black pepper and onion powder
  2. Prepare garlic using garlic press
  3. Mix potato puree and pressed garlic
  4. Add the boiling water and potato puree
  5. Mix well using your hands
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes
    To bake the matzah balls:
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (150 degrees Celsius) while the matzo mixture are in the refrigerator
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Form walnut-size balls of the matzo mixture and place them on the prepared baking sheet
  4. Lightly spray the matzo nuggets with baking oil spray
  5. Bake for 10 minutes
  6. Carefully turn the matzo nuggets
  7. Bake for another 10 minutes.
    To serve:
  1. Serve with your favorite oil free dressing or with natural ketchup
  2. Serve as a topping on a salad

; Yield: Makes 12-16 nuggets

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