Total Time
5 mins
4 mins

Home made German dumplings. If you can find a Spaetzle maker, it makes the job easier.. The chef in the family, my son, tells me that they are better, if you melt some butter and sauté a chopped onion, then you add your cooked spaetzles, let them absorb the flavour and serve. He is right.

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  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and maintain water to a simmer.
  3. In medium bowl, combine all the ingredients into a batter.
  4. Place a colander over the pan of water. Pour about ¼ of the batter in the colander and press through the holes into the water with a spatula.
  5. When dumplings begin to float, cover pan and simmer about 5 minutes until they appear to swell and are fluffy.
  6. Remove dumplings and repeat with remaining batter.
  7. Tips.
  8. They freeze very well.