German Spaetzle Egg Noodle Recipe
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground pepper
  • 1 pinch of onion powder
  • 1 pinch of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Toppings:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • (optional toppings: swiss or mozzarella cheese, sautéed onions, crumbled bacon,or gravy)
  1. Fill large pot half way with water, heat on stove top until boiling (add about a tablespoon of salt to the water).
  2. Mix together flour, salt, onion and garlic powder, pepper, and nutmeg. Beat eggs then add alternately with the milk to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.
  3. Press dough through spaetzle maker, or a large holed sieve or metal grater.
  4. Drop into simmering water. Cook 5 minutes. Drain well.
  5. Toss noodles in butter. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley and any other of your favorite toppings, and serve.