1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1 Tbls Salt
1/2Tbls Ground Black Pepper
1/2Tbls Ground Nutmeg
2 Large Eggs
1/4 Cup Whole Milk
In a large bowl combine flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Make well in the center of mixture.
In another bowl whisk eggs and milk together. Pour into dry ingredients.
Gradually draw flour from the sides and combine well. The dough should be smooth and thick.
Let the dough rest for 10-15 minutes
In a large pot bring 3qts salted water to a boil. Then reduce to simmer.
To form the Spaetzle:
Hold a large colander or slotted spoon over simmering water and push the dough thru holes with a spatula or back of spoon.
Cook in small batches, not to overcrowd to pot, for 3-4 minutes or until Spaetzle floats to surface
Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. Pour Spaetzle into colander and give a quick rinse with water.
1 Onion, sliced very then
1/2LB Grated Gruyere or Garden Variety Swiss cheese
3 Tbls Unsalted Butter
Fry onion in a little oil until brown and crisp, set aside.
In a heavy non stick skillet heat Spaetzle in butter
Add cheese and toss with Spaetzle, when cheese melts transfer to large bowl and top with crispy onions
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