Liver Dumplings

Liver Dumplings are the star of the Bavarian specialty "Leberknoedelsuppe" or liver dumpling soup. Liver Dumplings may be served in soup or broth.

Liver Dumplings


  • 1/2 pound baby beef liver
  • 1 cup cracker or bread crumbs
  • 1 cup milk or water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Skin the liver and remove tough fiber. Chop fine.
  2. Cook crumbs and water to a paste. Remove from heat.
  3. Add egg, liver and seasonings and shape into small balls.
  4. Drop into boiling soup for 10 minutes before serving. Test for doneness.

Nutrition: Calories: 826kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 63g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 946mg | Sodium: 3197mg | Potassium: 1153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 89210IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 404mg | Iron: 18mg

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