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Boss Lady Debbie's Easy Potato Dumplings image

My former boss shared this recipe with me years ago. We had a luncheon at work and this was one of the dishes that she made, I asked for the recipe, and she happily shared it with me. It has been a family favorite every since. It is simple easy and quick and a great way to use up left over Mashed Potatoes, in a new and creative...

Provided by Rose Mary Mogan

Categories     Other Side Dishes

Time 35m

Number Of Ingredients 10

2 c mashed potatoes
2 c all purpose flour
2 large eggs, room temperature
3 Tbsp dried chopped chive( or use fresh)
1 Tbsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp onion powder
2 tsp kosher salt
2 medium onions sliced or chopped
1/2 stick butter
2 Tbsp olive or canola oil


  • 1. To make the dumplings, add the potatoes flour, eggs, chive and spices to a large bowl.
  • 2. Blend together till completely mixed.
  • 3. Shape into medium size balls, according to your preference.
  • 4. Fill a large pot with water or chicken broth, and bring to a full rolling boil.
  • 5. Drop dumplings into boiling liquid, (dumplings will sink to bottom of pot)When fully cooked dumplings will float to the top.Only add enough dumplings to cover bottom of pot, do not over crowd pot.
  • 6. Remove from pot with a slotted spoon, to a large platter, till all the dumplings are cooked.
  • 7. Melt 1/2 stick of butter and 2 tablespoons of olive or canola oil to a large skillet. Add the sliced or chopped onions then add the dumplings.
  • 8. Cook over medium high heat, till onions are transparent, and dumplings begin to brown, turn to prevent sticking.
  • 9. When fully cooked. Remove from skillet to a platter, add additional chopped chive if desired and serve while still hot.

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