Herbed Spaetzle

Herbed Spaetzle
Kräuterspätzle
Packaged German spaetzle get a flavor boost from a brown butter and herb sauce in this versatile side dish.
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes German spätzle
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • sea salt
  • whole white peppercorns freshly ground

Instructions

  • Prepare Spätzle according to directions on the package, boiling for the recommended time. Place in large serving bowl.
  • While Spätzle are still hot, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat; continue to cook butter until nut-colored brown. Pour browned butter over the Spätzle; toss with chives, parsley, nutmeg, and sea salt and white pepper to taste.

Notes

Spätzle can also be pan-fried (once boiled and drained) in the browned butter.

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