The best recipes for ham flecks: traditional and modern Czech classics

Baked flecks are a timeless classic in the Czech Republic.

Remember your childhood and prepare homemade ham flecks according to a traditional recipe.

Or would you rather make them a little more special?

Get inspired and try, for example, ham flecks with mushrooms or cream.

Or look at a few small tips that will completely elevate this ordinary dish.

Baked ham flecks with smoked meat

Fast, tasty and cheap food that never disappoints.


  • 300 g of specks
  • 250 g of smoked meat
  • 100 g lard
  • 250 ml of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • nutmeg
  • salt pepper


  • Boil the spots in boiling salted water
  • Cut the smoked meat into cubes
  • Mix the milk and eggs with a fork.
  • Season the mixture with salt and pepper and add a little grated nutmeg.
  • Add a spoonful of lard to the pasta and mix with the meat
  • Grease the baking dish with the remaining lard.
  • Spread the pasta with the meat in a baking dish and cover with milk and eggs
  • Bake in an oven heated to 180° for 30 minutes, or until golden
ham flecks on a plate with pickles

Delicate ham flecks with cream

Looking for a recipe for delicious ham flecks? Try this one! Roasted meat and cream instead of milk will do wonders.


  • 300 g of pasta (spots, spindles, collards . . .)
  • 250 g of smoked meat
  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • 100 g of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • nutmeg
  • salt pepper


  • Cook the pasta according to the instructions
  • Heat a small amount of butter in a pan
  • Cut the meat into cubes and fry it in a pan
  • Crack the eggs into a bowl, pour in the cream and mix
  • Add pepper, salt and nutmeg
  • Add the roasted meat and the pastry to the pasta and mix well
  • Grease a baking dish with butter and fill it with pasta
  • Pour over the cream mixture
  • Place in the oven heated to 180° and bake for 30 min
a portion of ham flecks garnished with parsley

Vegetarian ham patties with mushrooms

Do you have a supply of dried mushrooms at home? Do you carry full baskets from the forest and don’t know what to do with them? Bake them together with the pasta. You can use them as a great substitute for meat, save money and really enjoy it. If you replace meat completely, you have a great vegetarian meal


  • 300 g of stains
  • 150 g of smoked meat
  • 1 onion
  • 200 g of fresh mushrooms or 100 g of dried
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g of butter
  • 250 ml of milk
  • salt pepper


  1. Boil the spots according to the instructions in salted water
  2. Peel and finely chop the onion
  3. Cut the meat into cubes
  4. Clean the mushrooms and cut them into smaller pieces (put the dried mushrooms in a bowl, cover with hot water and let stand for 15 minutes, then drain)
  5. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a pan
  6. Add onion and meat and fry for a while
  7. Add the mushrooms, salt and pepper and sauté lightly
  8. Mix the eggs with milk, a little salt and pepper
  9. Toss the drained pasta with the pan mixture
  10. Grease a baking dish with butter and fill with pasta
  11. Pour milk with eggs
  12. Place in the oven heated to 180° and bake for 30 minutes

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baked ham flecks with mushrooms in a baking dish

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Healthy ham flecks with cabbage

Sauerkraut strengthens immunity and supplies the body with a whole range of vitamins. In addition, it refreshes the taste of pasta.


  • 300 g of pasta
  • 200 g of smoked meat
  • 150 g of sauerkraut
  • 1 tbsp full-fat mustard
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • 3 eggs
  • salt pepper


  1. Cook the pasta according to the instructions
  2. Cut the meat into cubes
  3. Mix the cabbage and a tablespoon of mustard in a bowl
  4. Add meat and tossed pasta
  5. Mix everything
  6. Grease the baking dish with lard
  7. Transfer the pasta mixture to a baking dish and pour over the beaten eggs with salt and pepper
  8. Bake for 30 minutes at 180°

Dough for homemade ham flecks

Have you ever tried making pasta at home? If so, you know that no matter how good the bought ones are, they cannot compare to homemade ones. If not, it’s high time to change that. It is not at all as complicated as it might seem at first glance.


  • 350 g coarse flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • pinch of salt


  1. Mix the salt and eggs into the flour
  2. Knead everything thoroughly with your hands until a smooth dough is formed
  3. Cover it with a clean towel and let it rest for 15 minutes
  4. Then divide the dough into several parts and roll each into a thin sheet
  5. Cut into squares, depending on how big you want the patches to be
  6. Cook in boiling salted water for 10 minutes
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A few small tips and tricks

If you have removed any lean parts, skin or other trimmings from the meat, put them in the water in which the pasta is cooked. This will give them a better taste.

The most famous is the recipe for ham flecks with smoked meat, but you can use anything you have at home instead. Do you have any ham or a piece of salami left? Pop it in the oven. Smoked ribs are also great.

You can also add your favorite vegetables to the meal (Follow the recipe Baked ham flecks with mushrooms and replace the mushrooms with vegetables of your choice). Peas, spinach or asparagus are perfect

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Ten minutes before the end of baking, sprinkle the ham flecks with grated cheese. It creates an excellent crust on them and lifts the dish in general.

Ham flecks in remoska? No problem. On the contrary, if you own it, do not hesitate to use it for baking.

Pickled cucumber or beetroot go great with baked pasta.

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