SPAETZLE

 

  • Cooking Time: 20 to 30 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 to 3/4 cups water
  • butter
  • bread crumbs
  • Parmesan cheese in the green can (fresh parm does not work, too gummy)

Directions

  • Sift flour and salt into bowl.
  • Add egg and mix.
  • Add water gradually till batter is stiff but smooth. (you can use food processor)
  • **Press dough out flat with a plate or rolling pin.
  • Scrape small pieces of dough off and drop in boiling salted water.
  • **Or you can scrape over a cheese grater right into water.
  • **Or you can push through a colander or ricer.
  • Boil only 1 layer at a time approx. 5 minutes.
  • Remove from water with a slotted spoon and drain.
  • Saute in butter with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.

Notes

The first time I made this was in a dinner club we had through Welcome Wagon. This was for our Oktoberfest dinner

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