How to Cook Spätzle (German Pasta)

Typical German side dish usually served with meat and sauce or as a main dish with Swiss cheese and sautéed onions :)

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How to Cook Spätzle (German Pasta) Recipe
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1
Add 3 1/2 cups of wheat flour to a bowl

Add 3 1/2 cups of wheat flour to a bowl

2
Crack your eggs

Crack your eggs

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3
Add salt

Add salt

4
Combine

Combine

5
Add 2 cups of water

Add 2 cups of water

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Stir until everything is well combined

Stir until everything is well combined

7
To cook the pasta you need: grater with big holes, scraper and skimmer

To cook the pasta you need: grater with big holes, scraper and skimmer

8
Boil some water in a big pot and add 1Tbsp oil and a pinch of salt

Boil some water in a big pot and add 1Tbsp oil and a pinch of salt

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Put the grater on the pot and pour some dough on it

Put the grater on the pot and pour some dough on it

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Scrape the dough into the boiling water

Scrape the dough into the boiling water

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Remove the grater. The Spätzle will swim at the surface when they're ready! Take them out with the skimmer and place in a bowl or on a plate

Remove the grater. The Spätzle will swim at the surface when they're ready! Take them out with the skimmer and place in a bowl or on a plate

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That's how they should look :) Add 2 cups of Swiss cheese and bake for 25 min for Cheese Spätzle or serve with any sauce or meat. Enjoy

That's how they should look :) Add 2 cups of Swiss cheese and bake for 25 min for Cheese Spätzle or serve with any sauce or meat. Enjoy

Ingredients

Cups Wheat Flour  
4 Eggs 
1 Teaspoon Salt  
2 Cups Water 
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil  
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