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Bacon-Wrapped Matzo Balls

  • 18 eggs
  • 5 cups matzo meal
  • 3/4 cup of sparkling water
  • 3/4 cup of lard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of baking powder
  • 5 tablespoons of salt
  • A handfull of dill
  • Blend eggs, dill, water, melted lard, baking powder and salt for 5 seconds, then mix in bowl with matzo meal. Allow to sit in refrigerator for 30 minutes, then roll small balls and add to boiling water. Then wrap in a half-slice of applewood-smoked bacon. Roast in oven at 400 degrees until crispy. Serve with shaved fresh horseradish and mayonnaise.

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