Cheese Spätzle is a traditional German way of serving this favorite German noodle. Using either the homemade recipe or store-bought noodles, the resulting dinner is delicious. Follow my recipe below to serve them in a delicious cheese spätzle casserole. It's German "Mac & Cheese" only better! Really.
It really is a quick German recipe when you use packaged noodles, or you can start from scratch, making them, just like Oma!
Yes, I love my Spätzle lid with the scraper to make these noodles.
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Check out Oma's homemade German Spätzle recipe if you want to learn her way of how to make noodles. Try the easy recipe and delight your family with this is a very traditional German noodle dish.
Perhaps you found a package of dried noodles and are wondering what to do with them? You can just cook them and serve them with caramelized onions on top. Delicious. Or, turn them into this cheesy casserole and have your family wanting seconds.
I used to think that whenever Mutti made a noodle dish that we were eating "Italian-style". It was only when I started this website and started searching German recipes and origins, that I realized that noodles are VERY German.
This is especially true of southern Germany. Because my Mutti and Papa came from the Berlin area, this was not part of our culture.
Check out Hilde Lumm, one of our German Foodie Fans, and what she make:
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