Bavarian Food - Spätzle -

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cheese Spätzle with onions


Spätzle  (Germany’s version of  Mac n’ Cheese) noodles made from a simple dough and scraped into boiling water.
is a famous food in Bavaria , also you will find Spatzle in every restaurant menu around the castle Neuschwanstein, and the good news is that Spatzle is one of the most cheapest food to order, about 6 to 10Eur ( great for people traveling with a small budget ;) ), Delicious yes of course,
Don't miss it, if you did here is HOW TO MAKE Spätzle  .
 
So, lets's get on to the recipe.


Ingredients :

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tb butter
  • parsley and/or 6 Tb bread crumbs (optional)

Steps :

  1. In a large pot, bring about 6 cups of lightly salted water to boiling.
  2. Mix together the first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl with a fork until the dough is incorporated and sticky. 
    traditional Spatzle maker
  3. Once the water is at a rolling boil, spoon the dough into a Spätzle  press or into a colander. Squeeze the Spätzle  press lightly or press the dough into the colander with the back of a spoon. The dough will hang and drop into the water as you continue pressing the dough.
  4. The dough will sink and rise quickly in the water as the noodles cook. Try not to overcrowd the pot. Boil the spaetzle for about 2-4 minutes per batch, until the Spätzle  are puffed slightly like a skinny dumpling. With a slotted spoon, remove the Spätzle  to a large bowl with a lid, or cover with a towel, while you continue cooking the rest of the dough.
  5. Top the spaetzle with the butter and toss lightly to coat.
  6. Garnish with parsley and/or bread crumbs.
    Spaetzle with mushrooms

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