🇨🇿 Czech Republic: Stuffed Potato Dumplings with Sauerkraut

Add these traditional dumplings to your holiday table to bring a bit of the Czech Republic to your house this winter!

Christmas is a very special time in the Czech Republic. Christmas markets adorn the town squares. The smell of hot wine and baked goods fills the air. We hope to share the spirit of the season with you via this delicious recipe of traditionally made stuffed dumplings.”

-Miloslav Stašek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic
For the full experience, play this traditional tune while prepping the recipe!

🇨🇿 Czechia: Roast Duck with Cabbage

Servings 4 people
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 1 Duck
  • 1 Red cabbage shredded
  • 1 White cabbage shredded (can substitute more red cabbage, if need be)
  • 2 Onions
  • Caraway seeds
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Clean the duck thoroughly and rinse in lukewarm water. Dry and season with caraway seeds, pepper, and salt and place in a baking dish.
  • Pour in a half-cup of water and roast at 360°F for two hours, basting constantly. When done, divide into portions. Use some of the fat from roasting to fry the diced onion, add the red cabbage and the portions of duck; baste with juices and stew briefly under a lid.
  • Serve with red and white cabbage and potato and/or bread dumplings.

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