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Spaetzle Dumplings

These tender homemade spaetzle noodles take only minutes to make and are a natural accompaniment to chicken. You can use this spaetzle recipe with chicken gravy or simply buttered and sprinkled with parsley. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, stir the flour, eggs, milk and salt until smooth (dough will be sticky). In a large saucepan over high heat, bring water to a boil. Pour dough into a colander or spaetzle maker coated with cooking spray; place over boiling water.
  • With a wooden spoon, press dough until small pieces drop into boiling water. Cook for 2 minutes or until dumplings are tender and float. Remove with a slotted spoon; toss with butter. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 223 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 856mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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