Wasserschnalle Recipe

This is a traditional recipes that is rarely encountered today.

Step 1

Brown the onion in the fat until golden brown, then add thyme and marjoram. Stir in the bread cubes, add water (or broth) and bring to a boil. After a few minutes, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a small slice of bread in the hot soup.

Serves 4.

From: D'SCHWAEBISCH' KUCHE' by Aegidius Kolb and Leonhard Lidel, Allgaeuer Zeitungsverlag, Kempten. 1976. (Translation/Conversion: Karin Brewer) Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 8/92

Things You'll Need

  • 40g Fat (not quite 3 Tbsp)
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2sl To 3 sl leftover bread, cut
  • -into cubes
  • 3/4l Water or beef broth (3 cups
  • -plus 3 Tbsp)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Marjoram
  • Thyme
  • Caraway seed
  • 1tb Butter

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