Quick Slovenian Cheese Dumplings

Recipe by Jezski
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 24
    ounces dry curd cottage cheese (well drained ricotta or well drained regular cottage cheese OK)
  • 1 12
    cups flour (or more as needed)
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon melted butter
  • buttered bread crumb, for serving
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crumble cheese. (Can use processor for smoother texture.) Add beaten eggs, salt, butter and flour. Mix well. Chill for easier handling.
  • Pat and roll dough with hands on a floured board so it will be 1" in diameter, like a sausage. Cut into 1-1/2" pieces.
  • Bring 3 qts. water to a brisk boil and drop in ALL the dumplings. Cook for 15 minutes COVERED. Water must boil briskly all the while.
  • Serve with buttered bread crumbs.
  • Can make ahead and refrigerate.
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