Recipe: German Spaetzle Dumplings

Photo credits: Lilianna Todorowski
Photo credits: Lilianna Todorowski

Recipe: German Spaetzle Dumplings

by Susan Todorowski
Stripes Okinawa

Makes six servings!


- 3 cup all-purpose flour

- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

- 3 pinches freshly ground white pepper

- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt

- 3/4 cup milk

- 6 eggs

- 2 tablespoons butter

- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Photo credits: Lilianna Todorowski


1) Mix together flour, salt, white pepper, and nutmeg. Beat eggs well, and add alternately with the milk to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.

2) Press dough through a spaetzle maker, or a large holed sieve or ricer.

3) Drop a few at a time into simmering salted water. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well.

4) Saute cooked spaetzle in butter. Can garnish with chopped fresh parsley bacon, gravy or cheese, and serve.

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