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Spaetzle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rene Martinez
Added: Thursday, October 8, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 eggs
1/2 c. milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1 pinch nutmeg
1 pinch white pepper (black would work too)
1/3 lb. all purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
whisk the eggs in a bowl and add milk, salt, nutmeg, and pepper. add the flour and mix until smooth and lump free, forming a thick batter. Allow the batter to stand in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Hold a colander above a pot of boiling water and pour batter in push the batter through the colander with the back of a kitchen spoon. once the spaetzle float to the surface of the water cook for another 2 minutes remove them form the water and cool quickly under running cold water. Drain Refrigerate at once. can be used in place of potatoes or rice. can pour beef stew over them or even saute them with butter and chopped onions and mushrooms.

 

 

 

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