Beetroot dumplings with grey cheese and brown butter

Beetroot dumplings with grey cheese and brown butter are part of every alpine hut in South Tyrol. You definitely should try it out!

Basic information

  • Preparation time: 00:45 h.
  • Persons: 4

Ingredients

    • 50 g onions, finely diced
    • 100 g boiled beetroot
    • 20 g butter
    • 120 g breadcrumbs (Knödelbrot)
    • 2 eggs
    • 50 g grey cheese or tasty mountain cheese, cut into small cubes
    • 20 g flour
    • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
    • salt
    • 20 g butter
    • 20 g South Tyrolean hard cheese or Parmesan

Preparation

Sweat the onions in butter and then spoon them over the breadcrumbs. Peel the beetroot and cut into chunks. Purée the beetroot with the eggs in the blender and then combine with the cheese and the breadcrumbs. Add the flour and parsley and season with salt. Leave the dumpling mixture to rest for 15 minutes. Shape the dumplings and then boil in salted water for 15 minutes. Serve with melted butter and grated South Tyrolean hard cheese or Parmesan (grey cheese also possible).

A special tip:

Children love “red” dumplings with butter and South Tyrolean hard cheese or Parmesan.

Additional information

Source (German brochure): 30 Lieblingsgerichte aus Südtirol (Autonome Provinz Bozen)

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