German Spaetzle Dumplings

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."


servings 141 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 269 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together flour, salt, white pepper, and nutmeg. Beat eggs well, and add alternately with the milk to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.
  2. Press dough through spaetzle maker, or a large holed sieve or metal grater.
  3. Drop a few at a time into simmering liquid. Cook 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well.
  4. Saute cooked spaetzle in butter or margarine. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley on top, and serve.
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  1. 465 Ratings


Great recipe, the flavor is BETTER! than our favorite authentic German restaurant. The nutmeg makes it so good, my family raved. I served this with pot roast in a red wine, mushroom gravy and ro...

These are wonderful. My kids love them. I do not have a Spaetzle maker, so i use a flat cheese grater. The first few times I made these I burned my hand a few times. *** Last time I used two c...

This recipe was wonderful with our Beef Strogonoff! It was a little tricky to make at first but we got the hang of it fast. One tip is to be careful not to have the strainer/colander too close t...

What a yummy recipe! It's super-quick, uber-easy and downright delicious. I found that by using my ricer, we were able to squeeze out the spaetzle in no time at all. With the medium-sized holes,...

This recipe is perfect. I made 4x the amount so we could eat some later on. The nutmeg is a must! I didn't have any white pepper. But oh my - sooo delicious! First time making it. After cook...

I gave it 3 stars because its a great start. I made 2 differant batches. The first one i made it specific to the instuctions. The dough was runny, and the spaetzle came out pretty mushy even af...

This was extremely tasty! It's good with parmesan mixed in as well.

In keeping with the New Year's eve Italian family tradition of eating lentils for prosperity,I served slow cooker lentils and sausage (also from All-Recipes) over the spaetzle. It was delicious....

Delicious. I just wonder if the recipe is really for 6 servings. We had 2 servings out if it. And we needed 2 side dishes to make it a whole meal. Other then that, DELICIOUS. Next time we double...