Spaetzle Recipe

Contributed by: Debra Heng Originally from: Pillsbury

Step 1

Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 tsp salt and nutmeg. By hand, beat eggs into flour mixture. Gradually adding milk, stirring constantly until mixture forms a smooth, soft, moist dough. If dough is too thick, add additional milk 1 T at a time. Dough should easily flow through holes in a colander when pressed with a spoon.

Step 2

In large pot, bring water and remaining salt to a boil. Press spaetzle dough, a small amount at a time, through colander with large holes (not slits), or drop by 1/4 tspful, into the boiling water. After water returns to a boil, cook uncovered for 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain. Repeat with the remaining dough. Use in soups, stews, tossed in with veggies, or as a buttered side dish. Makes 2-1/2 cups. Can be made a

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Flour
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1ds Nutmeg
  • 2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 To 3/4 c milk
  • 8c Water
  • 1/4ts Salt

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