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"Cheese-filled dumplings served with ham and cream gravy."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 127 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a blender, combine cottage cheese, 2 eggs and ground black pepper to taste. Cover and blend until smooth, or beat with an electric mixer until smooth; Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, milk powder, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. In a small bowl, beat together 2 eggs, water and oil; combine with flour mixture.
  3. On a floured surface, knead dough about 10 times or until smooth. Divide dough in half and roll out each portion to a 1/8 inch thickness. Using a 4 inch round cutter, cut out rounds of dough.
  4. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in the center of each circle. Moisten the edge and fold over to form a half moon shape; pinch to seal.
  5. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add half of the dumplings and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Repeat with remaining dumplings.
  6. While the dumplings are cooking, prepare the gravy. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in ham, and cook until ham is light brown. Add 3 tablespoons flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. Stir. Pour in milk all at once, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Serve over the dumplings.
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This is the same recipe my family uses ... it's rich and delicious. It's a once a year kind of treat. We add a little feta to the dry curd cottage cheese to add a bit of kick. We use farm...

This is my first review ever! These dumplings were terrific... they definitely taste like they are a true home made recipe.. they really are a comfort food in that sense! I dont usually have p...

This has been a family favorite of ours for years, only we used bacon instead of ham and I've always liked to make them bigger even if noone else did.