Speck Dumplings

Discover the unique taste of “Canederli”, a traditional dish of Alto Adige (Italian Alps).

40 Minutes 4 People
Ingredients: 
Ingredients List
200 g stale bread
2 eggs
150 g diced Speck delle alpi 
1 onion
1,5 lt milk
fresh parsley
50 g butter
1 tablespoon flour
nutmeg

Canederli” is a traditional dish of Alto Adige (Italian Alps), although known and appreciated throughout Italy. It consists of big dumplings made with leftover bread. It is a typical dish of central Europe peasant tradition, which is still prepared with few simple ingredients: bread, cheese and/or speck. You can serve it in broth or with a knob of butter and a bit of grated cheese.


Crepes with mortadella and Asiago Cheese

The Recipe:

  • Put the pieces of stale bread in a large bowl and soften them with some milk.  When completely soft, wring out excess milk. 
  • Add the diced speck and then some salt, a knob of butter, parsley and the chopped onion. To add some flavour, season with some nutmeg as well. 
  • Mix with two egg yolks and stir thoroughly adding some flour if necessary.  
  • Cover and leave to rest for 20 minutes approx.
  • Forms little balls (approx. the size of a golf ball) from the mixture and boil them in salted hot water for 15 minutes approx, until they float to the top.
  • Garnish with a parsley leaf. Serve hot. 

Used Products

  • Speck Tradizionale

Ingredients

Ingredients: 
Ingredients List
200 g stale bread
2 eggs
150 g diced Speck delle alpi 
1 onion
1,5 lt milk
fresh parsley
50 g butter
1 tablespoon flour
nutmeg
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