Lebbencs soup with ground pork

by | Mar 5, 2021 | Soups

Lebbencs is one of the simplest noodles that are used in the Hungarian cuisine. It’s the main ingredient of slambuc and túrós csusza, and it’s also the base of the following flavorful lebbencs soup.

The classic lebbencsleves doesn’t contain meat, but as I have learned recently, in some parts of our country this soup is cooked with ground pork. I have tried the recipe and it will stay in my cooking repertoire.

Lebbencs soup
Lebbencs soup with ground pork – photo: zserbo.com
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Hungarian cottage cheese

This is what Hungarian túró looks like

You often ask me what kind of cottage cheese (or curd cheese or farmer's cheese - call it what you want) I use in the recipes. In Hungary the store-bought cottage cheese is dry and crumbly as you can see in the picture. So if a recipe calls for túró, I mean this type. If you can't obtain túró, you can try to make your own from whole milk. Click on the link below.

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In Hungary metric units are in use, all the recipes on this website are based on this system, so a kitchen scale is necessary. Since I’m not familiar with cup as a measurement unit, I convert grams to cups by using an online converter. The values in brackets, therefore, are only approximate volumes, so, please, double-check them before you start cooking.

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