Spaetzle with Green Beans OR Mushrooms/Shallots

Spaetzle with Green Beans OR Mushrooms/Shallots - See Youtube video

Tonight you decide to make it a German Dish or an Italian Dish with this quick and versatile Spaetzle

Watch Chef Debee making Spaetzle with Green BeansĀ  ORĀ  Mushrooms/Shallots on YouTube


1 heaping cup flour
3 eggs
salt (to taste)
pepper (to taste)

German Dish
2 cups sliced Petite Baby Bella Mushrooms
3 small shallots diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons butter

Italian Dish
1 1/2 cups split green beans
1 teaspoon crushed basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt (to taste)
pepper (to taste)
Pecorino-Romano grated cheese sprinkled on top


1. In a medium bowl, mix together eggs, salt, pepper, and flour until a semi-thick texture is formed
so it will roll off a spoon
2. With large spoon, scoop up some of the mixture and drop gently over lightly boiling, salted,
water being careful not to splash yourself, begin to let it roll off the spoon
3. Take a knife and cut off pieces as they drop into the boiling water, again be careful
4. As spaetzle come to the top, carefully remove with a fenestrated spoon into a large pasta bowl

German Dish
1. Add oil and butter to skillet on medium-high heat and put the sliced mushrooms and the diced
shallots into pan and cook about five minutes or until softened and transparent
2. Add the cooked Spaetzle together with above mixture and put into a serving bowl and enjoy
it as a side with any meat dish

Italian Dish
1. Cook green beans in water till tender
2. Drain water and add the olive oil and basil
3. Add the cooked Spaetzle together with the beans and put into a serving bowl, sprinkled with
the Pecorino-Romano grated cheese and serve as a side with any kind of meat dish (goes
well with chicken)


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