Serviettenknödel (Bread Dumplings)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Eismeer

Very nice side to goulash and roasts. If dough appears to be too thin, add bread cubes. For bread dumplings add 50g flour to dough and form medium sized dumplings and let simmer for 20 minutes in mildly cooking water.

Top Review by AmandaCCurry

Delicious and easy. I didn't have any heat-proof cling film so I just double-wrapped with foil and it worked just as well (it did stick a bit tho!).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop stale bread rolls in smallish cubes.
  2. Melt butter in a pan and add chopped onion and parsley. Let fry until translucent.
  3. Mix eggs, milk, sour cream, salt and nutmeg.
  4. Transfer butter, onion and parsley mixture to bread crumbs. Do the same with the milk - sour cream mixture.
  5. Adjust salt to taste.
  6. Let Knödel-dough rest for about 15 minutes.
  7. Then form a Ø 2-3 inch roll and wrap in heat resistant cellophane (looks like a sausage).
  8. Additionally wrap in aluminium foil and put in a pot with simmering water.
  9. Let simmer for about 20 minutes.
  10. Unwrap and cut in half-inch thick slices.
  11. (If you prefer dumplings add 50g flour to the dough, form medium sized dumplings and simmer in boiling water for about 20-25 minutes).

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