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Speck Flavoured Dumplings

  1. Mix together the diced bread and speck, flour and the braised onions, and season with the salt and parsley (or chives).
  2. Add the eggs and some milk and bring the mixture together until all the ingredients have combined well.
  3. Let it rest for 10 minutes, then shape the dumplings and cook for 8-10 minutes in salted water
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Ingredients

  • For 4 persons:
  • 100g diced Speck Alto Adige PGI 100 g diced Speck Alto Adige PGI
  • 200 g white bread (diced)
  • 40 g flour
  • 50 g braised onions
  • 1 tbs. finely chopped chives or parsley
  • 3 eggs
  • milk
  • salt

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