Spelt Spaetzle with Mushroom

This is made with wholemeal spelt flour and has a lovely nutty flavour.

Spaetzle Batter

  • 2 cups wholemeal spelt flour
  • 3 eggs
  • milk or water
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tspn chicken stock powder
  • 2 tspn fine parmesan cheese
  • make batter as usual. Mix all dry ingredients, add eggs then liquid to a soft dough.
  • run through any spaetzle maker into a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 5 mins.
  • ***this flour is a lot firmer than normal spaetzle.

Mushroom Sauce

  • Half a diced onion
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • butter to fry, half a cup cream for sauce.
  • Saute onions until golden. Add spaetzle and saute for several minutes on medium heat. add mushrooms to the side and fold through. cook for 2 minutes and add cream, salt and pepper, chicken stock powder and sprinkle of parmesan cheese.
  • Cook on low heat as this will bring the flavours through. Serve with schnitzel and garnish.