Regional specialties from the Saarland⛄ Winter recipes

Married / Married Recipe

Verheiratete is a simple but filling dish in the Saarland. Potatoes and a flour dough (Mehlknepp) are cooked separately, but come together on the plate.


This salad goes well with it

Verheiratete Geheirade Rezept

Recipe Married – Verheiratete

Flour dough and potatoes form an alliance here. 
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Course: main dish
Cuisine: Saarland
Keyword: savoury
Difficulty: Experienced
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients & Shopping list

  • 750 g potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 500 g flour
  • 125 ml milk (or cream)
  • 250 ml mineral water
  • 150 g dried meat (or streaky smoked bacon)
  • 2 onions
  • salt, pepper
  • ground nutmeg


  • Mix in a bowl of flour, eggs and mineral water and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring a large enough pot of water to a boil.
  • Cut off pieces of the dough with a tablespoon, put them into the boiling water and let them steep for 5 minutes.
  • Peel the potatoes, wash, cut into pencils and cook in a little salted water.
  • Peel and dice the onions. Also dice the smoked bacon and fry it in a pan. Sauté the diced onion in it. To deglaze, use the milk. Taste.
  • Drain the potatoes and flour dumplings.
  • Now alternate layers of potato sticks and flour rashers in a large preheated bowl. Pour the bacon-milk sauce over everything.

Tips & Hints

Served with Bettsejer (dandelion leaves salad) or fresh leaf salad.
Recipe dandelion salad Bettsejer
A Saarland speciality that also goes well with other dishes.
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Dandelion salad


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