Wilkommen Old World German Restaurant
Spatzle (German Egg Noodles)
- 6 whole eggs
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 to 3/4 cup water
- The best way to measure out the ingredients is to say you will need equal
amounts of egg and flour. For instance 1 cup of eggs to 1 cup of flour. Mix
eggs, flour, salt and nutmeg together. Add water gradually until batter is stiff
but smooth. Using a perforated pan and the ball of your hand, push batter through
holes into boiling salted water.
- There should only be one layer of spaetzle at a time in the cooking water.
Stir the spaetzle with a spoon so that they do not stick together. Cook noodles
for about 3 - 5 minutes. Remove spaetzle from water with a perforated spoon
and place in a bowl if iced water to ensure not to overcook the noodles.
- To reheat spaetzle, sauté in a little butter and season before serving.
Use CAUTION when cooking this dish, Make sure that the perforated pan can
rest securely over the pan of boiling water.
Source: Wilkommen Old World German Restaurant, Huntington Beach, California
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