Spaetzle Dumplings Recipe

These tender homemade noodles take only minutes to make and are a natural accompaniment to Mom's chicken. You can enjoy them with the chicken gravy or simply buttered and sprinkled with parsley. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio

Spaetzle Dumplings Recipe

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  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 4

    eggs, lightly beaten

  • cup 2% milk

  • 2

    teaspoons salt

  • 8

    cups water

  • 1

    tablespoon butter


In a large bowl, stir the flour, eggs, milk and salt until smooth (dough will be sticky). In a large saucepan, 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. Yield: 6 servings. Nutritional Facts 1 serving (1 cup) equals 226 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 149 mg cholesterol, 855 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.


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