Looking to add some variety to your cooking repertoire? Spaetzle noodles are a unique and delicious way to do just that!
These German-style noodles are made of flour, salt, and eggs and can be cooked in a number of ways.
In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make spaetzle noodles at home using three different methods: a pot of boiling water, a stand mixer, or a food processor.
So why not give them a try? You may find yourself hooked on these tasty little noodles!
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How to cook spaetzle noodles?
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/4 cup milk (optional)
1. Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl. Stir in the eggs and milk until well combined.
2. If using the boiling water method, bring a pot of water to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and carefully drop spoonfuls of batter into the water. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
3. If using a stand mixer, fit it with the paddle attachment. Add the butter to the mixing bowl and mix on low speed until combined. Press the batter through a spaetzle maker or colander into boiling water. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
4. If using a food processor, fit it with the shredding disk. Add the butter to the food processor and process until combined. Press the batter through a spaetzle maker or colander into boiling water. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
How do you know when spaetzle is done?
The noodles are done when they float to the top of the pot.
How do you keep spaetzle from sticking?
You can do a few things to keep your spaetzle from sticking. One is to make sure the dough is wetter than usual, and adding an extra egg or tablespoon of water should do the trick.
You can also try using a non-stick skillet, spraying it with cooking spray before adding the spaetzle or boiling them in a little more water than usual.
What does cheese spaetzle taste like?
Cheese spaetzle is a type of pasta popular in Germany and Austria. The dish consists of soft, boiled noodles made from flour, eggs, and milk and is often served with cheese sauce or melted butter. Cheese spaetzle typically has a mild flavour and a slightly chewy texture.
How long does fresh spaetzle last?
Fresh spaetzle will last for about 2-3 days in the fridge, and you can also freeze it for up to 2 months.
How do you keep spaetzle fresh?
To keep spaetzle fresh, you can freeze it or store it in the refrigerator. If you freeze it, make sure to thaw it before cooking. If you store it in the refrigerator, make sure to cook it within two days.
No matter which method you choose, you’ll end up with delicious spaetzle noodles perfect for pairing with your favourite sauce or gravy! Give them a try today, and let us know how you liked them in the comments below.