Easy German spätzle

    Easy German spätzle


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    About this recipe: These pasta-like dumplings are cooked quickly in boiling water. Delicious with a creamy white sauce. These can be frozen after cooking.

    Serves: 4 

    • 100g (4 oz) plain flour
    • 2 eggs

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Place flour in a medium bowl, making a well for the eggs. Introduce the eggs, and mix with a fork; then knead to form a stiff dough. Pinch off 1cm (1/3 in) pieces of dough with fingers, and cook in a large pot of boiling water until dumplings float to the top, 5 to 10 minutes.

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    Something else. I use 1 egg to 125g of flour and add water to the mixture making it still a thick consistancy then scrape it off of a slate board into boiling water. - 15 Sep 2008


    Excellent. Followed recipe exactly as is, turned out perfect. Dough is rather sticky to pinch off into small pieces but they turned out like tiny dumplings. Very good. - 15 Sep 2008

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