Bread dumplings also known as Houskový Knedlíky is a boiled dough made from wondra flour. They are boiled for 20 minutes then served up with traditional Czech dishes. Many different goulash dishes are served with bread dumplings along with the national dish which is pork, sauerkraut, and dumplings.
Warning: This Recipe Is Not For Beginners
Another popular dish that bread dumplings are served with is duck and sauerkraut. They use the grease from duck or pork to top over the dumplings. This is something we usually have on a special occasion. Like Thanksgiving last year where we had duck.
Houskový Knedlíky is very popular in our home. When we make bread dumplings it’s often that you have to make more because the boys will eat all of them! They do take a bit of time which why we usually do them on the weekend.
This is the recipe for the bohemian duck we make when we serve it with dumplings. Below we’ve made an easy how to video on how to make bread dumplings. These can be mixed in a bowl but a stand mixer makes it all the easier.
The dumplings are cut with twine or a dumpling cutter traditionally. But with lack of options the dumplings here were cut with a knife. We served these up with instant pot Czech goulash.
Bread Dumplings Houskový Knedlíky are the perfect side dish to any meal with meat like pork roast, duck, and even beef roast with gravy. With many different goulash recipes these also pair well with goulash. For instance beef or pork goulash with sauerkraut. They will easy become a family favorite.Print