Spaetzle

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/8 cup 2 percent milk
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Sift the flour and salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Beat the eggs and milk in a medium bowl. Alternately mix the milk mixture into the flour until a smooth dough is formed.

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat Press batter thorough a spaetzle maker into the water. When the spaetzle float to the top of the water, remove them with a slotted spoon to an oven safe dish. After first layer of spaetzle, add a layer of Swiss cheese. Continue layering until all of the spaetzle and cheese have been used.

  • Bake the spaetzle until the cheese is melted, about 30 minutes.

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add the onions and cook until golden brown. Pour over melted spaetzle and serve.

  • Cook's Note: Spaetzle makers can be found at large department stores.


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