Potato dumplings

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Potato dumplings, bauchrutscher (belly bricks), klöße / kartoffelknödel (Germany), knödel (Austria), gombóc (Hungary), kynuté knedlíky (Luxembourg), canederli (Italy), klub (USA), are big round poached or boiled potato or bread dumplings, made without yeast, generally savoury and often filled.

Potato dumplings
Creamy chicken casserole with potato dumplings
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:255
Ready in:35 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:10th February 2013

Best recipe review

Makes a nice change


Slightly heavier than flour dumplings, but rather good.

Paul R Smith

Potato dumplings


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  1. In a bowl, lightly mix the ingredients into a soft dough
  2. Only add water if the mixture is too dry as there will probably be enough moisture in the potatoes already.
  3. With lightly floured hands, roll into 6 or 8 balls
  4. Place in a baking tray filled with 250 ml or so of hot chicken stock or vegetable stock
  5. Bake at the top of an oven, preheated to 190° C (375° F - gas 5) for 30 to 40 minutes until crispy


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