Kasespaetzle – German Cheese Noodles

Making your own Spaetzle is really not that hard. You can use a colander or even a cheese grater to make the dumplings.

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¾ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper
3 large eggs
⅜ cup 2% milk
3 tablespoons butter
1 ½ cups shredded Emmentaler cheese
1 onion, sliced

Gather all ingredients.

Sift together flour, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Alternately mix in milk and flour mixture until smooth. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Press batter through a spaetzle press into the water.

When spaetzle has floated to the top of the water, remove it to a bowl with a slotted spoon.

Mix in 1 cup of the cheese.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until golden. Stir in spaetzle and remaining 1/2 cup cheese until well blended. Remove from heat, and serve immediately.