Cheese spätzle with fried onions

Cheese spätzle with fried onions

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
300 g
all-purpose flour
175 g
Emmentaler
3
eggs
½ tbsp
salt
¼ tsp
pepper
tsp
nutmeg
125 ml
water
2
onions
5 g
parsley
vegetable oil for frying
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Utensils

measuring cup, large bowl, cooking spoon, box grater, cutting board, knife, large saucepan, pastry spatula, colander, large frying pan

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Nutrition per serving

Cal999
Protein52 g
Fat37 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 g flour
    • 3 eggs
    • ½ tbsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper
    • tsp nutmeg
    • 125 ml water
    • measuring cup
    • large bowl
    • cooking 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 g parsley
    • 175 g Emmentaler
    • 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 saucepan
    • pastry spatula
    • colander
    • cutting board

    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.
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • large frying pan

    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!

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