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Steamed Kartoffelknödel - German Potato Dumplings
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Boil 4-5 medium potatoes in their skins until soft (about 20-25 minutes). Drain and let cool. Peel away the skins.

    Boil 4-5 medium potatoes in their skins until soft (about 20-25 minutes). Drain and let cool. Peel away the skins.

  2. Step 2

    Mash the potatoes as fine as possible. Pass them through a semi-fine strainer, food mill or press if possible - this will give you the smoothest texture.

    Mash the potatoes as fine as possible. Pass them through a semi-fine strainer, food mill or press if possible - this will give you the smoothest texture.

  3. Step 3

    Add the mashed potatoes, 1 egg, a good sprinkle of salt, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1 Tbsp parsley (or other green herbs), 2 Tbsp flour and 2 Tbsp potato starch to a large bowl.

    Add the mashed potatoes, 1 egg, a good sprinkle of salt, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1 Tbsp parsley (or other green herbs), 2 Tbsp flour and 2 Tbsp potato starch to a large bowl.

  4. Step 4

    Mix all the ingredients well. The dough should be moist but firm enough to form the dumplings without falling apart.

    Mix all the ingredients well. The dough should be moist but firm enough to form the dumplings without falling apart.

  5. Step 5

    Dipping your hands in cold water, form about 6-8 large dumplings.

    Dipping your hands in cold water, form about 6-8 large dumplings.

  6. Step 6

    Grease the bottom of your steamer basket or lay in some torn cabbage/lettuces leaves so the dumplings won't stick. Steam for 15-20 minutes or until dumplings are cooked.

    Grease the bottom of your steamer basket or lay in some torn cabbage/lettuces leaves so the dumplings won't stick. Steam for 15-20 minutes or until dumplings are cooked.

  7. Step 7

    Serve along with meat and gravy, thick stews, or other sauces. I had mine with a thick lentil stew and sausages!

    Serve along with meat and gravy, thick stews, or other sauces. I had mine with a thick lentil stew and sausages!

  8. Step 8

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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