Plain Dumplings (Spatzen)

“This recipe came from my grandmother, Margaret H. It has been passed down in our family from our ancestors in Sweden. I grew up thinking this was what everyone called "dumplings." I usually put them in chicken soup instead of pouring hot fat over them!”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
6 "dumplings"
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat egg well, add salt and water or milk and stir this into the flour until a smooth batter is formed.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls into boiling, salted water and let cook 15 minutes.
  3. Drain in a colander.
  4. Pour hot fat or meat gravy over them and serve.
  5. Garnish with fried onions, cracker crumbs, or any desired dressing.

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