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.



This was a really tasty...different spaetzle recipe...the nutmeg threw us well as the Parmesan cheese...both of those ingredients were new to our normal spaetzle recipe...we did enjoy the journey...made for "Cooking Around the Christmas Tree" tag game...

review by:
(19 Dec 2019)

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)