Cheese Spaetzle Recipe (Kaesespaetzle)
Recipe type: Entree/Side Dish
Cuisine: German
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Serves: 4-6 servings
A gorgeous egg noodle wrapped up in Jarlsberg cheese and served with a scattering of caramelized onions.
Caramelized Onions
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 onions, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. each salt and sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ cups water
  • 250 gms. (9 oz.) Jarlsberg or Emmantaler, grated
  1. Melt the butter in a medium skillet and saute on medium low the onion with the salt and sugar until caramelized. Could take up to 20 min.
  2. Butter a 8x11" casserole and set aside.
  3. Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Whisk together the eggs with the water and stir in the flour and salt until combined. Run the dough through a spaetzle maker in batches, into the boiling water. Boil for 2 min. or until floats. Remove spaetzle with a slotted spoon to a bowl and continue cooking until all is done.
  4. Preheat oven to 350F.
  5. Place half the spaetzle in the prepared casserole with half the cheese and onions and then repeat. Bake for 20 min. covered. Uncover and bake for 10 more min.
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