Holly's German Spaetzel Dumplings


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This is a special recipe I make for my family. This is a recipe that has been in my family for many years.

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  • 1 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 C. milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 gallon hot water
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley

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Mix together flour, salt, white pepper, and nutmeg. Beat eggs well, and add alternately with the milk to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth. Press dough through spaetzel maker, or a large-holed sieve or metal grater. Drop a few at a time into simmering liquid. Cook 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well. Sauté cooked spaetzel in butter or margarine. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley on top, and serve.

Makes 4-6 servings.

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