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.
Check out Oma's homemade German Spätzle recipe if you want to learn her way of how to make noodles.
Then follow the recipe below to serve them in a delicious cheese spätzle casserole.
It's German "Mac & Cheese" only better! Make this cheese spätzle recipe when you really, really want something special for your family and friends. It really is a quick German recipe!
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. Since my Mutti and Papa came from the Berlin area, this was not part of our culture.
Perhaps you found a package of commercially prepared noodles and are wondering what to do with them? Try this easy recipe and delight your family with this is a very traditional German noodle. After you've tried this recipe, why not try another one of Oma's homemade noodles with the strange name of "Schupfnudeln" which is made from mashed potatoes.
Covering the top of the Cheese Spätzle with caramelized onions is the "icing on the cake". Not what I would have considered myself, but seeing that is how they serve it in Germany, I had to give it a try.
Oh, my. Delicious.
A meat sauce on the side. Perhaps a green salad as well. Nothing else needed.
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Nothing quite like homemade Spätzle! It's a 'must try' for every 'wanna-be' German cook. Such a versatile dish that allows many variations...(more)
Debra W. says, "We will be having this tomorrow night for a GERMAN FEST ... Yummy."
Brenda S. says, "Thank you. I have been looking for this for a long time. This is an awesome cake."
Isabelle M. says, "Wow! I made this last night and OMG what a delicious meal! With red cabbage it was just amazing. Thank you! Will certainly do this again and the sauce just adds so much flavor to the dish."