Verheiratete (German Potato Dish with Flour Dumplings, Bacon, and Applesauce)

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Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“"Verheiratete" ('Married Couple') is a regional dish from Saarland in western Germany. It's a simple, but filling dish. Potatoes and flour dumplings are prepared separately but mixed together on the place – seen as a kind of marriage.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
45
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
700 g potatoes
eggs
500 g flour
200 ml heavy cream
250 ml sparkling water
150 g smoked bacon
onions
applesauce (for serving)
salt
pepper
ground nutmeg
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • pot (large)
  • peeler
  • 2 cutting boards
  • 2 knives
  • frying pan
  • Step 1/4

    In a bowl, mix flour, eggs, and sparkling water with a wooden spoon. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
    • 500 g flour
    • eggs
    • 250 ml sparkling water
    • salt
    • pepper
    • ground nutmeg
    • bowl
    • wooden spoon
    • pot (large)

    In a bowl, mix flour, eggs, and sparkling water with a wooden spoon. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  • Step 2/4

    Use a spoon to form smaller parts of the dough into dumplings. Add to the pot and let them simmer for 5 minutes. Peel potatoes, cut into thicker sticks, and let them boil in salted water until they are done.
    • 700 g potatoes
    • salt
    • peeler
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Use a spoon to form smaller parts of the dough into dumplings. Add to the pot and let them simmer for 5 minutes. Peel potatoes, cut into thicker sticks, and let them boil in salted water until they are done.

  • Step 3/4

    Peel and dice onions. Dice smoked bacon and fry in a pan. Slightly braise the onions in the same pan. Deglaze with heavy cream and season to taste.
    • onions
    • 150 g smoked bacon
    • 200 ml heavy cream
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • frying pan

    Peel and dice onions. Dice smoked bacon and fry in a pan. Slightly braise the onions in the same pan. Deglaze with heavy cream and season to taste.

  • Step 4/4

    Drain potatoes and flour dumplings. Layer cooked potato sticks and flour dumplings alternately on a plate. Pour the bacon cream sauce over the mixture and serve with apple sauce.
    • applesauce (for serving)

    Drain potatoes and flour dumplings. Layer cooked potato sticks and flour dumplings alternately on a plate. Pour the bacon cream sauce over the mixture and serve with apple sauce.