Ingredients:

 

Silesian roulade:

 

- 750 g beef

- 300 g minced pork

- 50 g gherkins

- 100 g onion

- 20 g mustard

- 120 g raw smoked bacon

- 30 g wheat flour

- 50 g lard

- salt

- pepper

- bay leaf

- allspice

 

Silesian dumplings:

 

- 1 kg potatoes

- 255 g potato flour

- 2 eggs

- salt

 

Red cabbage:

 

- 500 g red cabbage

- 50 g smoked bacon

- 50 g onion

- allspice

- bay leaf

- vinegar

- salt

- sugar

- pepper

 

Preparation:

 

Silesian roulade 

1. Wash the meat, cut into slices, mash gently with a meat tenderizer and form oval slices. Season the meat with salt and pepper. 

2. Dice bacon, gherkins, and onion. Season to taste. 

3. Spread the meat with mustard and fill the meat with the stuffing. 

4. Wrap the meat tightly, pin it with a toothpick, and dust with flour. 

5. Fry the roulades in hot lard in a pan on all sides. Add frying fat, warm water, bay leaf, and allspice. Stew it until soft.

6. When stewing the roulade, remember to add a little water if necessary. Do not let roulades burn. 

 

Silesian dumplings (kluski śląskie)

1. Boil the potatoes in salted water in their skins. 

2. Strain potatoes and peel them. Then press through a potato ricer. Let them cool off. 

3. Put the potatoes on a pastry board, add flour and eggs and knead to a smooth dough. 

4. Form a rolling pin from the dough to divide it into equal portions. 

5. Form balls from the dough. 

6. In a large pot, boil the water and add salt. Put the dumplings into salted boiling water. 

7. Stir the dumplings with a wooden spoon to prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the pot. Remember to keep the dumplings in the hot, not boiling water, for about 10 minutes.

 

Red cabbage (modro kapusta)

1. Wash and shred the red cabbage.

2. Throw it into boiling water, add salt, as well as bay leaf and allspice. 

3. Cook uncovered until tender. 

4. Drain, add vinegar, sugar, and sliced and fried bacon. Mix it. 

5. Season with pepper and salt.

 

And that’s all! Enjoy the traditional Silesian dinner 😋 

 

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