Spinach Ricotta Dumplings

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by yooper

An unsual side dish that will have your guests asking for the recipe! Very easy to make!

Top Review by georgie

i made these for my hub and he gobbled them up! my (his) only suggestion would be to use a different sauce -- maybe sun dried tomato or something with a bit of texture (toasted pine nuts?) as the dumplings themselves are quite silky.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, saute onion in butter till tender.
  2. Add spinach, cook and stir over medium heat until liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in ricotta; cook and stir for 3 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl.
  5. Add 3/4 cup of flour, Parmesan cheese and garlic salt.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in eggs; mix well.
  8. Place remaining flour in a bowl.
  9. Drop batter by tabelspoonfuls into flour; roll gently to coat and shape each into an oval.
  10. In a large saucepan; bring water and bouillion to a boil-reduce heat.
  11. Add a third of the dumplings at a time, simmer, uncovered for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a dumpling comes out clean.
  12. Remove from the liquid with a slotted spoon; keep warm.
  13. Drizzle with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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