Spinach Cheese Dumplings
|Fresh spinach||1 Pound|
|Cottage cheese/Ricotta cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||2 , beaten|
|Parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
|Self rising flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Wash and trim the spinach and cook it, covered, in its own juices.
Drain very well, chop finely and allow to cool.
Mix the cottage cheese, egg yolks, half the Parmesan cheese, the salt, pepper and nutmeg in a large mixing bowl.
Add the cooled spinach and the flour and mix together.
Take a spoonful of the mixture and using a little flour shape it into a small ball, flouring your hands if necessary.
Continue in this way until all the mixture is used.
Drop the dumplings into a pot of boiling water, about 10-12 at a time, and cook for 4—5 minutes.
Continue in this way until all the dumplings are cooked.
Melt the butter.
Place the dumplings on a hot serving dish and pour the butter over them.
Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1233 Calories from Fat 679
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 77 g118.6%
Saturated Fat 44.6 g222.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 555.8 mg185.3%
Sodium 3141 mg130.9%
Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%
Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.8%
Sugars 11 g
Protein 69 g138.4%
Vitamin A 896.6% Vitamin C 212.8%
Calcium 142.9% Iron 91.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet