Cheese spätzle with fried onions

Cheese spätzle with fried onions

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Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

40 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
300
flour
175 g
emmentaler cheese
3
eggs
½
salt
¼
pepper
ground nutmeg
125
water
2
onions
5
parsley
vegetable oil (for frying)
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Utensils

bowl, wooden spoon, box grater, cutting board, knife, large pot with lid, pastry cutter, spider, spätzle scraper, frying pan, spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal999
Fat37 g
Protein52 g
Carb113 g
  • Step 1/5

    In a large bowl, vigorously stir together flour, eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and water until air bubbles form in dough.
    • 300 flour
    • 3 eggs
    • ½ salt
    • ¼ pepper
    • ground nutmeg
    • 125 water
    • bowl
    • wooden spoon

    In a large bowl, vigorously stir together flour, eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and water until air bubbles form in dough.

  • Step 2/5

    Cut onions into thin rings. Roughly chop parsley. Shred cheese with a box grater, using the side with largest holes.
    • 2 onions
    • 5 parsley
    • 175 g emmentaler cheese
    • box grater
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut onions into thin rings. Roughly chop parsley. Shred cheese with a box grater, using the side with largest holes.

  • Step 3/5

    Fill a large saucepan half full with salted water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Next, wet cutting board with a little boiling water and then spread a thin, even layer of dough over a cutting board. Using a pastry spatula, shave off thin strips of dough, approx. the width of a pencil, into water. Cook for approx. 1 min. or until spätzle rises to the surface. Transfer to an ice bath for approx. 20 sec. to halt cooking process and then place in a colander to drain.
    • large pot with lid
    • pastry cutter
    • spider
    • spätzle scraper

    Fill a large saucepan half full with salted water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Next, wet cutting board with a little boiling water and then spread a thin, even layer of dough over a cutting board. Using a pastry spatula, shave off thin strips of dough, approx. the width of a pencil, into water. Cook for approx. 1 min. or until spätzle rises to the surface. Transfer to an ice bath for approx. 20 sec. to halt cooking process and then place in a colander to drain.

  • Step 4/5

    In a large frying pan, sauté onions over medium-high heat in some vegetable oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. Add spätzle and continue to cook for approx. 5 – 10 min. until crispy and golden brown.
    • 2 onions
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    In a large frying pan, sauté onions over medium-high heat in some vegetable oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. Add spätzle and continue to cook for approx. 5 – 10 min. until crispy and golden brown.

  • Step 5/5

    Add shredded cheese to pan and cook for approx. 2 – 4 min. until cheese is melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Enjoy!

    Add shredded cheese to pan and cook for approx. 2 – 4 min. until cheese is melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Cheese spätzle with fried onions

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