Potato Dumplings
  • 1 1/4 pounds peeled cooked potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 ounces milk
  • 4 ounces grated cheese
  • oil
  • 2 1/2 ounces butter
  • 1 onion cut into rings
  • 1 Tablespoon bread crumbs
  1. Rub the hot potatoes through a ricer or sieve. Mix with the egg, seasonings, hot milk and 2 oz. grated cheese to a smooth paste. Put oil in a cup, enough to cover the spoon you will be shaping dumplings with. Dip spoon into oil then in the potato mixture to form dumplings, drop into a large pot of boiling water and cook until they rise to the top. Drain well, then the dumplings should be plated on a hot plate and sprinkled with the rest of the cheese. Lightly brown the butter, fry the onion rings with the breadcrumbs and pour sizzling over the dumplings.