German Spaetzle Dumplings

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.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch freshly ground white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 gallon hot water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 140.9 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 73 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 0.7 g
  • Protein Content: 4.7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3.2 g
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  • Sodium Content: 268.6 mg
  • Sugar Content: 0.7 g
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