Yield:

4 portions

Prep:

10 min

Cook:

10 min.

Käsespätzle

Cheese Spaetzle

In this video I will show you how to cook Cheese spaetzle or as the Germans say Käsespätzle. This dish is a specialty in the Southern part of Germany called Swabia. Cheese spaetzle are a real German comfort food and kind of the German version of Mac and cheese, but with a very flavorful addition as it is traditionally topped with butter fried crispy onions.

Recipe Video

Recipe

Cheese Spaetzle

Creamy Swabian Cheese Spaetzle

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: German
Servings: 4 portions
Author: Angela Schofield

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Swabian spaetzle
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 oz. shredded Swiss cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 tbsp. butter

Instructions

  • Prepare the Swabian spaetzle recipe.
  • Peel the onion and slice finely.
  • Fry the onion crispy in butter.
  • Add milk and heavy whipping cream to a pot.
  • Season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Add cheese and melt on medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low and add spaetzle.
  • In the meantime, peel the onions and slice finely.
  • Then fry in butter until crispy.
  • Serve spaetzle with a topping of crispy onions.

Notes

Serve with a side salad. This makes a great vegetarian dish.
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Serving Tip:

Serve with a side salad. You will find a good variety of recipes in our German salad category.