German Potato Dumplings

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Simple and tasty


  1. Mix the mashed potatoes together with the flour. DON'T knead, because the dumplings will "sink".
  2. Shape the dough into small balls. Place in a kettle of boiling salted water.
  3. Once they rise to the surface, let them cook for 10 minutes. Drain and sprinkle with fresh parsley.
  4. Serve as side dish.


Most Helpful

These surprised me a lot! I have never made potato dumpling before, but they sounded interesting, and my DH LOVES potatoes. I tend to make my mashed potatoes pretty stiff, so I was afraid I was kneading them too much just to work the flour in, so I added a couple tablespoons of milk, one at a time until I got a stiff but stirrable consistency. I thought these might need a sauce, looking at the recipe, but they really didn't. :) They did not do well after a while, though. I think that the leftovers would be excellent pan fried in a little butter, and may be having that for lunch! :)

CraftScout June 18, 2008

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