Spaetzle

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 dash Nutmeg
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
½ To 3/4 c milk
8 cups Water
¼ teaspoon Salt

SOURCE: Natl Cooking Echo 19 Jun 90 Contributed to the echo by: Debra Heng Originally from: Pillsbury Also, care to swap spaetzle recipes? Here's mine, from Pillsbury.

They're delicious with chicken paprikash or in a minestrone-style soup.

SPAETZLE

Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, ¼ tsp salt and nutmeg. By hand, beat eggs into flour mixture. Gradually adding milk, stirring constantly until mixture forms a smooth, soft, moist dough. If dough is too thick, add additional milk 1 T at a time. Dough should easily flow through holes in a colander when pressed with a spoon.

In large pot, bring water and remaining salt to a boil. Press spaetzle dough, a small amount at a time, through colander with large holes (not slits), or drop by ¼ tspful, into the boiling water. After water returns to a boil, cook uncovered for 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain.

Repeat with the remaining dough. Use in soups, stews, tossed in with veggies, or as a buttered side dish. Makes 2-½ cups. Can be made a

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