German Spaetzles

German Spaetzles Recipe

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debbie hamilton


if there are any leftovers, this is awesome fried in a little bit of butter and eaten with eggs for breakfast the next morning!

this is my mom's German mother's recipe. Its always a hit with us! Can be easily doubled or tripled for leftovers!


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  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c

How to Make German Spaetzles


  1. bring a pot of water with a pinch of salt and a little bit of oil to a boil
  2. put a little bit of the spaetzle dough into a spaetzle maker or a large holed seive or metal grater and press the dough through to drop into the boiling water
  3. boil for about 5-8 minutes
  4. use a slotted spoon and scoop the cooked spaetzles out of the water and into a colander to drain
  5. once drained, place into a bowl and toss with some butter

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About German Spaetzles

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: German

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