Bacon Onion Spaetzle

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"Makes for a tasty side dish to accompany any meat or served on it's own for a light lunch."

Original recipe yields 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (248.6 g)
  • Calories 555.3
  • Total Fat - 23.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 200.1 mg
  • Sodium - 835.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 55.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 5.1 g
  • Protein - 27.5 g
  • Calcium - 211.9 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, salt, and nutmeg.

Step 2

In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and milk. Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until smooth; let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Press the batter through a sieve into boiling salted water. Cook about 1 minute. Drop cooked spaetzle into ice water. Drain spaetzle and set aside.

Step 4

In a skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until golden, about 4 to 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add onions and cook until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes.

Step 6

In a separate skillet, saute the cooked spaetzle in the oil until golden.

Step 7

Add the bacon mixture, season as needed with salt and pepper, and garnish with grated parmesan chopped fresh parsley.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Stacy G

Really great. My first time making spaetzle. It is so easy! Next time I'll use less onion, even cooked through and sweet it was a little more than needed. Spaetzle is so easy to make. who knew?! Will be making again! Thanks for posting Forever Mama!! Stacy G made for CQ 2017, Austria

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(30 Jul 2017)