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This is good way to use stale baguettes or rolls or even soft pretzels. It is pretty easy as long as you follow the directions and it is a very tasty side for a roast with gravy.
- 200 g stale bread, cut in small cubes (rolls, baguette or soft pretzels)
- 2 tablespoons bacon grease (Don't use oil or margarine!) or 2 tablespoons lard (Don't use oil or margarine!) or 2 tablespoons butter (Don't use oil or margarine!)
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 medium eggs
- 150 ml milk
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley
- salt and pepper (skip the salt if you are using soft pretzels)
- 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
- breadcrumbs (might not be needed)
- Heat bacon grease in pan and clarify onions.
- Put all ingredients in a bowl other than bread crumbs and let sit for 10 minutes.
- Boil water with some salt.
- Kneed the mixture and form balls. If the balls seem weak and not firm, mix in a bit of bread crumbs until they are firm, this seem firm. This seems to depend on the bread if it is necessary.
- Gently lower them in the boiling water and turn down to a simmer and cook for 10-12 minutes, until they float on top of the water.
- Remove them for water and serve hot.