bohemian potato dumplings

Categories
Czech
Potato
Side dish
European
Yield
18 servings
MeasureIngredient
2 cups Potatoes, cooked; cooled and riced
2 mediums Eggs
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup All-purpose flour
  Butter; melted
  Bread crumbs; fine dry

Recipe by: The Eastern European Cookbook-ISBN 0-486-23562-9 Combine potatoes, eggs, and salt in a bowl; beat with a wooden spoon to combine thoroughly. Add flour, enough to make a stiff dough; mix well. With floured hands, shape dough into balls about 1½ inches in diameter. Drop into a large kettle of boiling water; bring water to a slow boil again. Cook about 12 mins, or until dumplings rise to the top. Test by tearing one dumpling apart with 2 forks. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Serve with melted butter and a sprinkling of bread crumbs, if desired. Makes about 18.

From: Dan Klepach

NOTES : One of the best-liked kinds of Czech dumplings are those made with

potatoes, called bramborove knedliky. They can be prepared with ½ cup semolina or farina and ½ cup flour, as well as with all

flour.

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