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Spinach And Ricotta Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Fresh spinach 6 Ounce
  Ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Soft butter 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cook the spinach in a pot of boiling water until wilted. Drain out any excess liquid from the leaves and chop finely.

MAKING
2) In a blender, puree spinach, ricotta, parmesan, flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon butter, egg, nutmeg, salt and pepper into a smooth dough.
3) In a small pan, melt butter and add in parmesan cheese. Keep aside to be used as sauce later.
4) In a saucepan, fill water and let it simmer. When the water becomes hot but not boiling, drop teaspoonfuls of the dough into it. Cook for 3 minutes or until the small pieces of dough rise to the top.
5) Remove the dumplings using a slotted spoon.

SERVING
6) Serve the Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings with the prepared butter sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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