Spatzle (Spaetzle Noodles) Recipe

Step 1

Sift flour, salt and nutmeg together in a bowl. Pour eggs and 1/4 cup water into middle of flour mixture, beat with a wooden spoon. Add enough water to make the dough slightly sticky, yet keeping it elastic and stiff. Using a spaetzle machine or a colander with medium holes, press the noodles into a large pot full of boiling salted water. Cook noodles in the water about 5 minutes or until they rise to the surface. Lift noodles out and drain on paper towels. Brown noodles in melted butter over low heat.

Things You'll Need

  • 3c Flour; Unbleached
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Nutmeg
  • 4ea Eggs; Large, Beaten
  • 1/2c Water, Or More
  • 1/4c Butter

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