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Potato Dumplings – Czech Style

This is something I grow up with and is so good, it is from my dad’s family and very traditional.

potato dumplings

I usually make 4 X’s the main ratio which makes about 20 – 24 dumplings.  What I don’t plan on cooking right away, I will wrap up tight in cling wrap and freeze in an air tight container for up to 6 months in the freezer for an easy side.

The ratio goes like this:

1 cup leftover cooled mashed potatoes (see this post) 1 cup flour 1 egg 1 tsp. kosher salt

Put mashed potatoes

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Chicken Dumpling Soup:

This is what I made out of my chicken stock, it is a bit hardy but really wonderful to the taste buds and keep you warm!

1 ½ quart of stock (homemade is the best but store bought is perfect) A glug or two of olive oil 1 white or yellow onion diced 2 garlic cloves diced 2 carrot sticks diced 2 celery stocks diced Sprig or two of fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 12 oz. can of diced tomatoes 2 cups shredded chicken (from making stock?) if you don’t have some see below * Dumplings (see below)

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