This a classic side dish for any of your favorite German Oktoberfest entrées.



Note : you will need a Spaetzel maker, they are easy to find online for less than $10.




Blend in a mixer

2 eggs

2 Tbsp lard or oil

½ cup water

½ cup milk

-mix together in a separate bowl

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp grated nutmeg

¼ tsp baking powder


Add the flour mixture to liquid mixture and mix on low speed until completely combined.


In a large pot bring 4 quarts of water mixed with 2 teaspoons of salt to a rolling boil. Place your Spaetzel maker on top of the pot and spoon the mixture into the hopper and move it back and forth. After a few minutes use a spider or slotted spoon to scoop the Spaetzel out into a casserole or bowl, repeat with remaining mixture.

2 Tbsp salted butter

Toss with butter and serve.

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