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Spätzle or Knöpfle (Soft German Egg Noodles)

 
Spätzle or Knöpfle (Soft German Egg Noodles)
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Soft fresh German egg noodles. Spätzle, literally translasted means "little sparrows". This style of of noodle is also called Spätzli or Chnöpfli in Switzerland or Knöpfle or Hungarian Nokedli, Csipetke or Galuska. These type of noodles are commonly found side-dish from the cuisines of southern Germany and Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Alsace, Moselle and South Tyrol.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

20

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
*
4 large eggs
beaten
½ cup water
or more
¼ cup butter

Directions

Ingredients for making spatzle

Sift flour, salt and nutmeg together in a bowl.

Pour eggs and ¼ cup water into middle of flour mixture, beat with a wooden spoon.

Sifting flour, salt and nutmeg
Add lightly beaten eggs and water to the sifted flour mixture

Add enough water to make the dough slightly sticky, yet keeping it elastic and stiff.

Spatzle dough should be slightly sticky, yet still elastic and firm

Using a spaetzle machine or a colander with medium holes, press the noodles into a large pot full of boiling salted water.

Press the dough through a spatzel machine, colander or potato ricer to form noodles

Cook noodles in the water about 5 minutes or until they rise to the surface.

Lift noodles out and drain on paper towels.

Brown noodles in melted butter (or bacon fat!) over low heat and serve.

Spatzle noodles, browned in bacon fat

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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16 年多

This spatzle recipe is very good and easy.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 189g (6.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 51431% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 27%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 242mg 81%
Sodium 744mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 29%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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