Speck and Semolina Canederli

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Speck and Semolina Canederli
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Speck canederli are semolina and bread dumplings. They are a perfect dish to share with loved ones on a a cold night.
Servings Prep Time
4 makes 12 canederli 15
Cook Time
12
Servings Prep Time
4 makes 12 canederli 15
Cook Time
12
Speck and Semolina Canederli
Print Recipe
Speck canederli are semolina and bread dumplings. They are a perfect dish to share with loved ones on a a cold night.
Servings Prep Time
4 makes 12 canederli 15
Cook Time
12
Servings Prep Time
4 makes 12 canederli 15
Cook Time
12
Ingredients
Speak Canederli
  • 1 cup stale bread cut in small pieces
  • 1/2 cup speak finely chopped
  • 1/2 small white onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 cup semolina flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
Cooking and Finishing
  • 4 cups broth beef or chicken
  • 1/2 cup green onion finely sliced, green part only
Servings: makes 12 canederli
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Instructions
  1. Put a medium pan on gentle heat with the olive oil. Sauté the speck and the onion for a couple of minutes. to cook.
  2. Boil the milk with the butter, the salt and the nutmeg, then sprinkle the semolina flour and simmer for 3 minutes stirring gently.
  3. Add the bread into a large bowl, then blend in the speck, the onion mixture and the eggs, add the semolina, and the parsley. Season lightly with salt and pepper. The dough will be stiff and somewhat sticky. Shape the dough in small balls with wet hands, or a spoon. Keep on a lined tray in the fridge until ready to cook.
  4. When ready to serve, bring the broth to a boil, taste for seasoning and turn to a simmer. Gently lower the speck canederli in to the broth and cook for a couple of minutes. Serve warm in soup bowls with a sprinkle of green onion.
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