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Catholic Recipe:  Szabogaller Leves (Tailor's Collar Soup)

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup farina
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 6 cups boiling salted water

Details

Serves: 6

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 1 hour

Difficulty:  ★★★☆

Cost:  ★★☆☆

For Ages: 15+

Origin: Hungary

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Szabógallér-leves is a traditional Hungarian soup named after the tailor's collar, which is referring to the ravioli/dumplings in the broth.

DIRECTIONS

Sauté onion in oil in saucepan. Add paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, farina. Stir until browned; reserve.

Mix flour, eggs, 1 tablespoon water, 1 teaspoon salt into stiff dough. Knead on lightly floured board; roll thin. Cut dough into 3-inch squares. Drop small spoonful farina mixture in center of each square. Fold and seal squares. Drop into boiling, salted water. Cook 20 minutes. Remove from water; serve immediately.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965