Sunday, March 7, 2010

German Noodle

I am super excited right now because I ordered a Spatzle maker from I am of German decent so when I find a German recipe I get excited. Many years ago a woman I knew made spatzle and I have been hooked ever since. This recipe is super simple! There are many recipes you can google but this is the one I use because I have tired a few and my husband likes this one best.

3 cups flour (I use white whole-wheat flour)

2 eggs

pinch of salt

1 cup water

4 tablespoons melted butter(for dough)

2 tablespoons melter butter(for after the noodles are done)

Mix flour, eggs, and salt. Slowly add water, mix. Add melted butter. If you don't have a spatzle maker you can rip off small pieces of dough and put it into boiling water or push the dough thru a metal collander with large holes. The spatzle will float to the top when they are done cooking. Drain. Add butter to coat. Serve as a side dish.

You can also serve with breadcrumbs or cinnamon and sugar on top(husband really likes this). Can also be used in place of noodles in stew or soups.'s one of our family favorites!

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  1. I'm so glad you posted this - I was wondering what to do with that thing! lol

  2. My Oma used to make this all the time. I kick myself for not paying better attention! I do have her Spatzle maker though, and you have just motivated me to it to pull it out! Thanks!! :)


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