The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

Menu

MrFood.com
Free Offer
Quick & Easy Potato Recipes: 30 Scrumptious Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes, Potato Side Dishes and More

Whether you're looking for a hearty breakfast to help you get up in the morning or the perfect side dish appetizer to bring over for the big game, this FREE eCookbook will surely provide you with some spud-tastic recipes for any occasion!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Italian Countryside Dumplings

(0 Votes)
Italian Countryside Dumplings
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
45 Min

We've managed to put all of your favorite Italian flavors into these easy, homemade cheese dumplings that we know you're going to love. Our Italian Countryside Dumplings are just waiting to be enjoyed by your whole famiglia (that's family in Italian!). 

What You'll Need

  • 1 (15-ounce) container whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/4 pound prosciutto or ham, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, eggs, egg yolk, Parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; mix well. Stir in prosciutto and basil. Add 1 cup flour and stir just until combined and mixture forms a ball. (Mixture will be soft.)
  2. Dust baking sheets with flour. Drop a teaspoonful of dough onto baking sheet in an oval shape. Repeat with remaining dough. (You will get approximately 60.) Lightly dust with more flour.
  3. In a large pot of boiling salted water, drop about 15 dough balls. When dough rises to top of water, cook another 4 minutes, or until no longer gummy in center. Using a slotted spoon, remove dumplings to a bowl. Repeat with remaining dough balls until all are cooked.
  4. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add dumplings, garlic, and remaining salt and pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until dumplings start to brown, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

LATEST TV RECIPE & VIDEO

Firecracker Barbecued Pork

Sparks will surely fly at your table when you serve up our zesty-tasting Firecracker Barbecued Pork! We made this with a special-tasting glaze that combines the sweetness of barbecue sauce and marmalade, along with a kick of hot pepper sauce and horseradish, for an explosion of flavor in your mouth! This is one recipe we guarantee will have you saying, "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!"

About Mr. Food Advertise on MrFood.com FAQ Contact Us Privacy Policy Press Room Terms of Service Keyword Index Find Us on TV Today's Recipe Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS

---- 1 ----