BAKED KNEOPHLA

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 c. milk - 2% is what I use
  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3-4 peeled & cubed potatoes
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 1/2 c. diced onion
  • 1 pt. whipping cream

Directions

  • Make a stif dough using the egg, salt, milk & flour.
  • Put potatoes in boiling water; cut in kneophla (bite-sized pieces about an inch or so), Cook until potatoes are soft; drain well.
  • Meanwhile, brown onion. Cut in 1-inch pieces of bacon, brown to desired crispiness; drain well.
  • Put all ingredients in 9x13-inch pan. Pour cream over top. Top with browned bread crumbs if desired.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Notes

This recipe is my great aunt Agnes's. She is a full-blood German woman, so you can guess what this recipe is going to be like. Fattening, but delicious!

The recipe is as my great aunt does it, I have made some of my own modifications!

I cheat, I buy my dough when I am feeling lazy. Here we can buy frozen bite-sized dumpling dough. Not sure what other kind of frozen dough would work for this though.

I also cook my bacon until it is quite crispy, as I don't like it when it is chewy.

Also, I don't top mine with bread crumbs, no special reason why, just haven't tried it yet.

Other than that, it is a great recipe. Hope whoever tries it enjoys it as much as we do!

Categories: German 

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