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Swedish Filled Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 4 Medium
  Finely chopped salt pork 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Ground allspice 1 Dash
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 2 1⁄2 Quart
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

Pare potatoes; cut into large pieces.
Heat 1 inch salted water ( 1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water) to boiling.
Add potatoes.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and cook until tender, 20 to 25 minutes; drain.
Shake pan gently over low heat to dry potatoes.
Put enough potatoes through ricer or food mill to measure 3 cups; cool.
Cook and stir salt pork until brown; remove with slotted spoon.
Cook and stir onion in pork fat until tender; remove onion.
Mix salt pork, onion and allspice; cool.
Mix potatoes, flour and 1 teaspoon salt; beat in egg.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
Press hole in center of each; place 1/4 teaspoon pork mixture in hole.
Seal by reshaping into ball.
Repeat with remaining dough and pork mixture.
Heat water and 1 teaspoon salt to boiling in Dutch oven.
Place dumplings in boiling water; stir once or twice.
Reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered, turning once, until dumplings are done, 6 to 8 minutes; remove with slotted spoon.
Heat margarine over low heat until golden brown; pour over dumplings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Boiled

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