Cheesy bread dumplings in broth

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The Ingredient

The Ingredient

by NEFF

“In summer, these cheese dumplings (known as 'Kaspressknödel' in German) are excellent with a green salad or a warm cabbage salad with bacon.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
150 g bread rolls (stale)
150 g Gruyère cheese
25 g parsley
onion
1 tbsp unsalted butter
125 ml whole milk
eggs
500 ml beef stock
2 tbsp breadcrumbs
2 tbsp clarified butter
chives (for serving)
sea salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl (large)
  • frying pan (small)
  • rubber spatula
  • pot
  • frying pan (large)

Nutrition per serving

Cal
895
Protein
46 g
Fat
54 g
Carb
57 g
  • Step 1/4

    Roughly dice bread rolls and transfer to a large bowl. Cube the cheese. Peel and mince the onion and finely chop the parsley.
    • 150 g bread rolls (stale)
    • 150 g Gruyère cheese
    • 25 g parsley
    • onion
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • bowl (large)

    Roughly dice bread rolls and transfer to a large bowl. Cube the cheese. Peel and mince the onion and finely chop the parsley.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté approx. 5 min, or until soft. Remove from heat and add to bowl with cubed bread and cheese, milk, eggs, and chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper, mix until well combined, and let dumpling mixture rest for approx. 20 min. Meanwhile, warm the beef stock for serving over medium heat.
    • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 125 ml whole milk
    • eggs
    • sea salt
    • pepper
    • 500 ml beef stock
    • frying pan (small)
    • rubber spatula
    • pot

    Heat butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté approx. 5 min, or until soft. Remove from heat and add to bowl with cubed bread and cheese, milk, eggs, and chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper, mix until well combined, and let dumpling mixture rest for approx. 20 min. Meanwhile, warm the beef stock for serving over medium heat.

  • Step 3/4

    Add breadcrumbs to the dumpling mixture, stir to combine, then knead together with your hands. Rolling mixture into round dumplings and gently press them flat. Add some more breadcrumbs, if the mixture seems too wet.
    • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs

    Add breadcrumbs to the dumpling mixture, stir to combine, then knead together with your hands. Rolling mixture into round dumplings and gently press them flat. Add some more breadcrumbs, if the mixture seems too wet.

  • Step 4/4

    Heat clarified butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry dumplings for approx. 4 min., or until golden on both sides. Place dumplings in bowls, pour hot beef broth over the top, and garnish with chives, if desired. Enjoy!
    • 2 tbsp clarified butter
    • chives (for serving)
    • frying pan (large)

    Heat clarified butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry dumplings for approx. 4 min., or until golden on both sides. Place dumplings in bowls, pour hot beef broth over the top, and garnish with chives, if desired. Enjoy!