Homemade Bread Dumplings

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Bread Dumplings are a specialty of the southern German, Austrian and Czech cuisine. They are served as an side dish to hearty meals such as roulades together with red cabbage or mushrooms in cream sauce.

In today’s post I will show you how to cook quick and easy Homemade Bread Dumplings at home. Have fun cooking!

Homemade: Homemade Bread Dumplings
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 40 minutes
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Homemade Bread Dumplings

Homemade Bread Dumplings

Ingredients for 6 – 8 Homemade Bread Dumplings:

  • 4 rolls (from previous day)
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 milliliters milk
  • 1 onion
  • ½ bunch of fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • Clarified Butter
  • Salt & pepper

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Small pan to lightly sautée the onions
  • High vessel to whisk up the egg mixture
  • Mixing bowl
  • Large pot
  • Ladle

Instructions for the Homemade Bread Dumplings:
Peel and finely chop the onion. Heat a pan with a tablespoon of clarified butter & as soon as the lard is hot enough add the finely chopped onion & sweat over medium heat for 2 – 3 minutes until translucent, stirring occasionally & then remove from the heat and set aside.

Cut the buns into cubes. Finely chop the parsley. Put 2 eggs, a good pinch of salt, a good pinch of freshly ground pepper & ½ teaspoon nutmeg in a tall container & whisk together. Now put the bun cubes together with the cooled onions in a mixing bowl, also add the beaten egg, 150 milliliters of milk and the finely chopped parsley.

Knead all ingredients with your hands for about 2 – 3 minutes until all ingredients are evenly distributed & the dumpling dough is easy to form. Then form 6 – 8 dumplings of the same size with your hands. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil, then reduce the heat so that the water is only slightly simmering & leave the formed dumplings to simmer for about 20 minutes.

Lift the finished dumplings out of the water with a ladle & then serve with venison goulash, for example . Have fun cooking!
Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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