Knefla Soup II


This is a German recipe from my grandmother.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 large potato, diced

  • 1 onion, diced

  • ½ pound bacon, chopped

  • 3 cups milk

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, egg, 1/2 cup water and salt to form a dough. Cut into thin strips or small pieces.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Stir in dough, potatoes and onion. Cook 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Drain.

  3. While pasta and potatoes are cooking, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Save drippings.

  4. Return pasta and potato mixture to large pot over medium-low heat, and combine with bacon, a teaspoon of bacon grease, milk, cream and salt and pepper. Adjust bacon grease to taste and milk or cream to cover. Simmer 20 minutes, without boiling. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

386 Calories
26g Fat
27g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 386
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 297mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 403mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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