IMBB #25 Stale Bread: Napkin Olive Dumplings

Derrik at (And Wine) chose >Give Us This Day Yesterday’s Bread for this month’s IMBB.

I keep always stale bread in the freezer, to use it for Frikadellen – meatballs or add it to pumpernickel, which needs stale bread. But this time I decided to use it for a dish I’ve never made before. In the North of Germany ServiettenknödelNapkin dumplings are not very common. But for this event I want to give

Napkin Olive Dumplings

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a try.

You can eat it as a side dish (e.g. together with meat) or as a main dish with vegetables.


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Title: Napkin Olive Dumplings Button German
Categories: VOX, Tim Mälzer
Yield: 4-6 Servings

1/2 Sandwichbreador 2 stale rolls
100 ml Milk
2 Eggs, lightly beaten
1 small Onion, diced
1 bunch Parsley, chopped
20 Green olives, chopped
Aluminium foil, kitchen foil

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Rezept vom 27.04.2004
— Edited *RK* 04/22/2006 by
— Ulrike Westphal

Cut bread into cubes.

Lightley sautée the onion with oil, add salt, pepper and milk and
bring to a boil. Remove from heat and mix with the bread cubes.

Pour the eggs over the bread mixture and add parsley and olives.
Soak for at least 5 minutes. Place the bread mixture into the middle of the foil.


tightly roll up and and turn down the ends. It should look like a big sausage.


Boil into salted water about 10 minutes.

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Remove mixture from the foil,


Cut into 0,5 cm/0,25 inch slices and fry from both sides.

Serve with vegetables.


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5 thoughts on “IMBB #25 Stale Bread: Napkin Olive Dumplings

  1. Stephanie (Gast)

    Something I found
    Hi Ulrike!

    I just realized I don’t have your actual email address; we’ve only communicated via comments!

    Today, I purchased a bag of hard licorice candies, shaped like cats…Katjes Kinder. I was wondering how popular they are over there?

  2. Derrick Schneider at

    Looks good!

    These look great! Thanks for participating.


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