Traditional dumplings are made of bread and meat, this one is a veggie and delicious version with spinach and a yummy cheese filling!!
MAKES 10 DUMPLINGS
READY IN 45’ (15’preparation, 15’rest, 15’ cooking)
1 tablespoon onion, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 oz spinach
9 oz stale bread, cubed (approx 0.5 x 0.5 cm)
½ glass warm milk
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
all-purpose flour to taste
4 oz string cheese
5 oz butter, melted
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
STEP 1: COOK THE SPINACH
Add the butter and oil to a sauce pan and brown the onion. Add the spinach and cook for 3 minutes.
STEP 2: MAKE THE MIXTURE
Transfer the vegetables in a bowl and add the bread, eggs, milk, Parmesan cheese and parsley. Hand mix with caution to maintain the porosity of the bread, then add salt and pepper.
Let the mixture stand for 15 minutes.
STEP 3: MAKE THE DUMPLINGS
If the mixture is sticky, add a little flour, if it is not, congratulations it’s perfect!
Put a tablespoon of dough in your hand and place a piece of diced cheese in the center, then close carefully forming a ball.
STEP 4: COOK
Cook the dumplings in boiling salted water for 15 minutes. Drain and serve them with grated Parmesan cheese covered with melted butter.
A PIECE OF ADVICE: If you don’t love melted butter, or you want to change, you can also serve the dumplings with a mild cheese sauce or some bechamel sauce (Click for the recipe)
#getBready & enjoy your meal