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Traditional German dumplings. You can also mince a few pieces of bacon in a pan, and heat the cooked spaetzle in the bacon drippings-only omit the butter, if preparing recipe with bacon.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


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

  • Press dough through spaetzle maker, or a large holed sieve or metal grater.

  • Drop a few at a time into simmering liquid. Cook 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well.

  • Saute cooked spaetzle in butter or margarine. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley on top, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

141 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 16.8g; fat 6g; cholesterol 73mg; sodium 268.6mg. Full Nutrition