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“A Norwegian potato dumpling. This was a recipe my Grandfather used to make on family gatherings. I still enjoy making it for my own family. It's comfort food to me. I use a chunk of ham about the size of a grapefruit, I'm not sure of the exact weight. This is a great use for leftover Ham.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare stock by boiling ham bone with 1 Tbs salt in large stock pot of water.
  2. Peel and grate potatoes.
  3. Add salt to grated potatoes and mix in flour with hands until no more can be added. Usually a little more than 4 cups.
  4. Form balls the size of fist and push a small piece of ham into the center.
  5. Remove Ham bone from stock.
  6. Add balls to boiling stock being careful not to let balls stick to bottom of pot.
  7. Boil softly for at least 1 hour.
  8. Serve with salt, butter/margarine, or sour cream. Use leftovers for breakfast and serve with syrup or jam.

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