Potato & Dumpling Soup  (Knoephla Soup)

What is Potato & Dumpling (Knoephla Soup)?

This famous North Dakota dish is a hearty soup that consists of potatoes and soft dumplings floating in chicken broth and often includes celery, carrots, and onions. The tradition of making knoephla came to America with Germans who immigrated and settled in North and South Dakota.

Why You Will  Love It

Comforting: This soup is so comforting and perfect for a chilly day. It will warm you right up! Easy: This recipe is easy to make and doesn't require any special equipment.  Flavorful: The herbs added to the dumplings make this soup extra special! They are soft little pillows of flavor!


1. Cook bacon until crispy

2. Saute vegetables until soft.

3. Add flour

4. Cook potatoes in broth.

5. Mix dumpling ingredients together to form a dough

6. Roll dough and cut into squares

7. Drop in dumplings and cook for 3 minutes

8. Add cream and heat through, then serve