In a large skillet- melt butter on
Trim crusts off bread slices & throw them
to the birds, you won’t need them.
Cut bread into ½-inch
cubes place in skillet.
Cook until golden brown.
Transfer to paper towel & pat dry.
Cook scrubbed, unpeeled potatoes in large
pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 45 minutes.
Cut potatoes into large pieces.
Refrigerate until cold, about 30
Mash potatoes with
fork or run through ricer into large bowl.
Mix in salt & nutmeg.
Add ½ cup flour
Using your hands, knead mixture in bowl
You may need to add a dash more flour if
dough in sticky.
Whisk in egg.
Form dough into balls, using about ½ cup
mixture for each.
Insert buttery bread cube into the center of each dumpling.
In a large pot- add half full of salted
water & get to simmer.
Using slotted spoon, transfer
dumplings to large bowl.
Once done with your batch, you’re ready to
enjoy your Kartoffelkloesse, or potato dumplings with
sauerbraten or whatever else your heart & your