Boss Lady Debbie's Easy Potato Dumplings

Rose Mary Mogan


My former boss shared this recipe with me years ago. We had a luncheon at work and this was one of the dishes that she made, I asked for the recipe, and she happily shared it with me. It has been a family favorite every since.

It is simple easy and quick and a great way to use up left over Mashed Potatoes, in a new and creative way as a side dish.

They are great sauteed in butter with added sauteed Onions. If you like potatoes, I think you will fall in love with this simple yet tasty side dish.

Try it and see if you don't agree. This recipe is from my cookbook of 795 recipes.


★★★★★ 6 votes

Makes about 32 or more
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 large
    eggs, room temperature
  • 3 Tbsp
    dried chopped chive( or use fresh)
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 medium
    onions sliced or chopped
  • 1/2 stick
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive or canola oil

How to Make Boss Lady Debbie's Easy Potato Dumplings


  1. To make the dumplings, add the potatoes flour, eggs, chive and spices to a large bowl.
  2. Blend together till completely mixed.
  3. Shape into medium size balls, according to your preference.
  4. Fill a large pot with water or chicken broth, and bring to a full rolling boil.
  5. Drop dumplings into boiling liquid, (dumplings will sink to bottom of pot)When fully cooked dumplings will float to the top.Only add enough dumplings to cover bottom of pot, do not over crowd pot.
  6. Remove from pot with a slotted spoon, to a large platter, till all the dumplings are cooked.
  7. Melt 1/2 stick of butter and 2 tablespoons of olive or canola oil to a large skillet. Add the sliced or chopped onions then add the dumplings.
  8. Cook over medium high heat, till onions are transparent, and dumplings begin to brown, turn to prevent sticking.
  9. When fully cooked. Remove from skillet to a platter, add additional chopped chive if desired and serve while still hot.

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About Boss Lady Debbie's Easy Potato Dumplings

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Polish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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