Recipe: Potato Dumplings

Are these going to win an award for attractiveness? No. But they are really delicious and really simple to make. These are of the multitudes of recipes that calls for “leftover mashed potatoes” which I don’t actually believe in but if you want to eat potatoes but don’t exactly want mashed potatoes this is a great inbetween recipe. This could be the main dish or a side dish and you can make the mashed potatoes ahead of time so that it only takes 15 minutes for an easy last minute dinner.

Potato Dumplings

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

Ingredients
 600 g mashed potatoes, leftover or completely cooled
 1 egg
 125 g flour

Directions
1

Place mashed potatoes, egg and flour together in a large mixing bowl and mix together until a dough forms.

2

Place dough onto a floured surface and roll into a long log about 3-4cm in diameter and slice into 5-6cm dumplings using a sharp knife or bench scrapper.

3

In a large saucepan or pot, boil water and add 6-10 dumplings at a time to the boiling water and cook until they start to float at the top. Remove and place on a plate. Repeat with remaining dumplings.

4

You can serve as is or by making a pan sauce (or even just butter) in a skillet and tossing cooked dumplings in sauce until they become golden brown.

Adapted from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Ingredients

Ingredients
 600 g mashed potatoes, leftover or completely cooled
 1 egg
 125 g flour

Directions

Directions
1

Place mashed potatoes, egg and flour together in a large mixing bowl and mix together until a dough forms.

2

Place dough onto a floured surface and roll into a long log about 3-4cm in diameter and slice into 5-6cm dumplings using a sharp knife or bench scrapper.

3

In a large saucepan or pot, boil water and add 6-10 dumplings at a time to the boiling water and cook until they start to float at the top. Remove and place on a plate. Repeat with remaining dumplings.

4

You can serve as is or by making a pan sauce (or even just butter) in a skillet and tossing cooked dumplings in sauce until they become golden brown.

Potato Dumplings

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