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Great traditional Austrian recipe passed down from generation to generation. Kids love it!

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  • 2 heaping serving spoons of Flour /per person
  • 1 egg per person
  • 1 Tblsp – heaping of Aromat
  • some Sparkling water
  • dash of ground nutmeg
  • 1 large onion, cut in 1/8" slices
  • Butter
  • Salted boiling water
  • Shredded Apenzeller, Asiago, Gruyere Cheeses - a combination of two or three is good
  • Equipment: Spätzle Maker


  1. In a large pot (at least 4.5 qt) , fill 3/4 of the way and bring water to a boil.
  2. Lightly mix flour, eggs, aromat. Add nutmeg and just enough sparkling water. The consistency should be lumpy. . . just mixed.
  3. Separate onion slices into rings. In hot butter, fry onion rings on slow heat.
  4. Pass spätzle flour mix through spätzle maker. . . dropping spätzle in boiling water.
  5. Let simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove with a sieve and place on a platter. Add some of the shredded cheese.
  6. Keep adding spätzle and then more cheese on top until done. Then pour onions and remaining butter on spätzle.
  7. Great with white wine or champagne.


Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 350g
Calories 1047  
Calories from Fat 928 89%
Total Fat 105.54g 132%
Saturated Fat 64.97g 260%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 460mg 153%
Sodium 814mg 34%
Potassium 308mg 9%
Total Carbs 13.4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 6.4g 4%
Protein 16.46g 26%
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