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Spätzle

EPSON MFP image400 grams / 14 oz flour

3 eggs

½ to ¾ cup water

1 tsp salt

Fill a large pot half full of water and heat.  Mix together flour salt and eggs.  Start adding water ¼ cup at a time until mixture is shiny and globby.  If it doesn’t seem globby enough add another egg.  Press thru spatzle maker into boiling water.  Spätzle noodles are done when they float.  Transfer to big bowl of cold water with a slotted spoon.  Do in batches until dough is gone.

Spätzle Soup

EPSON MFP image½ package breakfast sausage links

2 cans beef broth

¾ cup apple juice or cider

½ tsp ground sage

1 large apple, chopped

½ cup fresh parsley, chopped

2-3 cups cooked spätzle

With kitchen shears or a sharp knife, cut sausage links into 3/4 inch pieces. Fry sausage pieces in a medium saucepan for 2-3 minutes. Add the beef broth, apple juice, spätzle, sage and chopped apple. Heat to boiling. Turn off, stir in parsley and serve.

Bavarian Potato Soup

baker

8 cups water

5 large potatoes

3 large carrots

½ cup diced onions

1 beef bouillon cube

Salt and pepper to taste

Peel potatoes and carrots, cut into large chunks.  Put water, potato, carrot, bouillon cube and onion in pot and bring to boil. Turn down to simmer and cook for about 20 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are soft. Put all through food mill or press through ricer. Season with salt and pepper to taste. It’s an option to sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley after soup is ladeled into bowls.