(from Layne R’s recipe box)

Meant to go with Sauerbraten, but can be used as any noodle

Source: Pillsbury Family Cook Book

Serves 6 people


  • 3 C flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/14 C milk
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/4 t nutmeg


  1. Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl. beat well. Force batter through large holed colander into boiling salted water. Scrape batter from bottom of colander with knife which has been dipped into boiling water. When spƤtzle comes to surface o eater it is cooked; remove with spoon.

  2. Spatzle may be drained and sauteed in 1/4 butter in skillet, of desired.

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