There’s something about Spaetzle that brings comfort to any cozy meal. Whether you’re serving up a traditional German dinner, or just looking for a unique side dish, Spaetzle is always a crowd favorite. These little dumplings are versatile, too — they can be boiled, fried, baked, or even used in soups.
In this collection, you’ll find the best Spaetzle recipes that are perfect for any occasion. From classic German spaetzle to one of our unique varieties, you’re sure to find the perfect cozy dish for your next meal.
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Authentic German Spaetzle
Authentic German Spaetzle is a German dumpling formed from a simple dough that's pressed through a colandar or a spaetzle maker, then boiled. They are hearty and tender and a delicious side for just about any German dish!
Spaetzle with Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Baby Kale
Spaetzle with Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Baby Kale is pure comfort food, and a side dish that will go with just about everything. This German egg dumpling is so easy, you’ll be tempted to make these homemade noodles every day!
Savor Granny's traditional German Spaetzle, a family heritage recipe that promises the authentic taste of Germany. This easy-to-follow recipe makes delicious and tender spaetzle perfect for your next family dinner.
Feel free to substitute the herbs to your personal preferences. I love using snipped chives and parsley, but fresh tarragon, thyme, or rosemary would also be wonderful.Makes 5 cups spatezle.Inspired by "Spatzle," The Cooking of Germany
This recipe for vegan Spinach Spaetzle is not only easy to make but also rich in iron and calcium. The Spaetzle are served with a delicious cheese sauce and fried onions. A great German/Austrian dish veganized!
Homemade German Spaetzle are part noodle, part dumpling, and they go with practically anything! Saute them in butter, add cheese, or cover them in sauce! This is one of my favorite traditional German recipes!
Brown Butter Spaetzle With Prosciutto And Broccoli Rabe
Together, desperation and craving created a meal with echoes of that curious day when three-quarters of the spaetzle mysteriously disappeared from the Culinary Arts 122 class. Only this time, there was broccoli rabe, prosciutto and toasted pine nuts to share the spotlight.
Spaetzle is basically a blank, buttery canvas that will absorb whatever flavorings you care to mix into it. I’ve served the dumplings plain with melted butter and chopped chives. I’ve crisped them in a pan of brown butter and almonds. I’ve topped them with hearty beef stew. But layered with cheese a...