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homemade german noodles

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

These noodles are called spatzle in Germany. Serve them instead of rice or potatoes. Great with pot roast, or anything that calls for noodles.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade german noodles

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour sifted
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 c
    2% milk
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 1 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make homemade german noodles

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, combine the flour and nutmeg, In a measuring cup, whisk together the, milk, water, and egg add to the flour and stir with a wooden spoon to form a soft dough.
  • 2
    In a large heavy saucepan, bring 3 quarts water to a boil over high heat. Working quickly with your hands, press the dough, about 3 tablespoons at a time, through a large-holed colander or coarse grater directly into the boiling water.
  • 3
    Cook, stirring often for 6 to 8 minutes or until the noodles are firm and no raw flour taste remains. Drain well.
  • 4
    Transfer the noodles to a heated platter. Add the butter, and pepper, and toss well. Makes 6 servings
  • 5
    GREEN GERMAN NOODLES: Add 2 tablespoons finely minced parsley, basil, tarragon, or chives to butter and mix well.