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Knoephla Soup Recipe

Knoephla Soup Recipe

While I was growing up, my mom would make this traditional German soup. It tasted so good on chilly fall days. Knoephla (pronounce nip-fla) Soup is still a warm and comforting meal for my family.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 3 cups milk
  • 6 cups water
  • 6 teaspoons chicken or 3 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • KNOEPHLA:
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, melt butter; cook potatoes and onion for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Add milk; heat through but do not boil. Set aside. In a Dutch oven, bring water and bouillon to a boil.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine first four knoephla ingredients to form a stiff dough. Roll into a 1/2-in. rope. Cut into 1/4-in. pieces and drop into boiling broth. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the potato mixture; heat through. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 249 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 762 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.