5 Jun


Today we have a special guest, Adrienne, who taught TCF all about one of her favorite family recipes, Spaetzle (spet-zla, spat-zlee). Spaetzle is a German noodle that is made from egg and flour. As pastas go, this is a very easy recipe to make (especially if you have a spaetzle maker), and fairly hard to mess up. The Eric part of TCF had never eaten/made spaetzle before but is now a big time fan of it.


  • 2.5 cups of flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
*This recipe feeds 4-6 people as a side dish.  Also, it can easily be doubled!

Cooking Instructions:

1.) Put a large pot of water on to boil. Combine ingredients in a bowl. Dough will be a sticky consistency.

2.) Grate mixture into boiling water

3.) Cook for about a minute after the spaetzle floats to the top, then skim them out of the water and place into a pot to keep warm

4.) Put a little butter and salt/pepper on the spaetzle, consume and enjoy. (Spaetzle also tastes fantastic when lightly fried in some EVOO or butter the next day)

Click here for printer friendly version of recipe.


One Response to “Spaetzle”

  1. Rosie June 5, 2011 at 11:07 pm #

    this looks so yummy! we should make it together sometime 🙂

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