Spaetzle II

Spaetzle II


"Pinched noodles. These can be frozen after cooking."


25 m servings 149 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 149 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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 half-inch pieces of batter with fingers, and cook in a large pot of boiling water until dumplings float to the top, 5 to 15 minutes.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Pretty good stuff! I made the dough as stated. For pinching, every third dumpling or so I dipped my fingers into some flour; otherwise the whole glob just kept sticking to my fingers. I made the...

I make the same thing but very slowly add water to a paste consistency. My grandmother used to make this & when she couldn't find her Spaetzle press, she spooned in about 1/4 tsp. at a time into...

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.

This was great! tasted jut like my German Great Grandma made:) - I made little snakes and sliced really thin!!

These were very good and so simple, I like to add these to some of my soups. My kids love them and so does hubby, if I don't add it, they are always like hey where are the chewy's!!! Thank you f...

I use 1 egg to 1 cup of flour and add water to the mixture making it still a thick consistancy then scrap it off of a slate board into boiling water.

I've never made spaetzle before, but it was really fun! I was lazy and made giant spaetzle that ended up being bigger than your average gnocchi, but they were still quite good. I didn't try the ...

These were exactly like the Spaetzle I made when I was in German class. I made some and put them in a soup. Fantastic!

The flavor was good and we really enjoyed as a side dish with a gravy made from the German Rouladen we had as the main dish. I gave it four stars because there are simply not enough instruction...