Scandinavian Potato Dumplings Recipe
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Here we have another potato dumplings recipe of Scandinavian origin. These dumplings are well known in Norway and Sweden and they usually have a vast variety of names. But the common thing with them is they are made from rich mashed potatoes blended with flour and pork meat that have good flavors. Truly, this Scandinavian cuisine is very tasty, not an ordinary side dish! You will definitely love to do this recipe over and over again.
Serves: 8
  • 4 cups shredded raw potatoes (700 g)
  • 2 cups flour (240 g)
  • 1 tablespoon salt (5 g)
  • 2 -3 quarts beef, ham or 2 -3 quarts chicken broth (8-12 cups)
  • 16 (1/2 inch) cubes cooked ham
  • Melted butter
  • Chopped parsley
  1. In a strainer, rinse shredded raw potatoes with cold water to prevent browning, and then drain well.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together flour and salt. Stir in potatoes and mix well until coated.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring broth to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Use a serving spoon to scoop a spoonful of potato mixture, about the size of an egg.
  5. Insert 1 cube of ham into the center of the spooned mixture, and then roll dough to cover ham completely.
  6. Use a slotted spoon to carefully drop dumplings into boiling water with broth. Shape remaining dumplings the same way and drop in broth.
  7. Reduce heat to simmer for at least 45 minutes, do not hard boil dumplings. Turn over dumplings after 25 minutes.
  8. Use a slotted spoon to lift dumplings from broth and place into a serving platter.
  9. Serve hot with melted butter and garnish with parsley.
Recipe by Mashed Potatoes Recipe at