Break matzos into pieces in a large bowl.
Pour boiling water over matzo and stir to allow the matzo to absorb some of the water.
Drain matzo in a strainer and leave in strainer.
Add eggs, salt and pepper to the bowl and beat gently with a whisk.
Stir in the matzo to combine.
Heat butter over medium heat in a large pan.
Add matzo mixture and fry on one side until bottom is golden brown and crisp.
Flip matzo and fry the other side.
Use a spatula to break the matzo brei into pieces as you fry the second side.
Remove from heat and serve immediately.