*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                     Potato Soup with Butter Dumplings
 
 Recipe By     : Southern Living-1980
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dumplings                        Soups And Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4  cup           butter
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    4      cups          water
    3      lbs           potato -- peeled and diced
    1      stalk         celery -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    2      tablespoons   fresh parsley -- chopped
                         Dumpling Batter (below)
    1      8 oz          carton sour cream
 					
 					
                         Dumpling Batter:
    2      tablespoons   butter -- softened
      1/4  cup + 2 tab   flour
    2                    eggs -- beaten
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
                         dash ground nutmeg
 
 Melt butter in large soup pot; add onion and saute till tender. Add 
 water; bring to a boil and add potatoes, celery, salt, pepper and 
 parsley. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Drop dumpling batter into 
 soup by teaspoons. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and 
 gradually stir in sour cream. Heat thoroughly, but do not boil. Yield 
 10 servings.
 
 Dumpling Batter: Cream butter with flour; beat in eggs. Stir in 
 seasonings, mixing well. Yield: about 1/2 cup.
 
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 NOTES : This is one of my very favorite soups. This is just goooood!