Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon
30 min
10 min
20 min
6 to 8 servings


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound smoked ham, diced
  • Poached celery, recipe follows
Poached Celery:
  • 6 celery hearts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper


Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Make a well and mix in eggs and milk.

Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Dampen a plastic cutting board and place dough mixture on it. Cut off strips of dough into water and cook for 3 minutes.

Drain spaetzle, rinse under cold water, and set aside.

In a large skillet heat up butter and saute spaetzle until lightly brown. Toss with smoked ham and garnish with poached celery.

Poached Celery:

Cut hearts in half lengthwise. Boil celery in salted water until fork tender, about 5 minutes and shock in cold water. Warm up butter in saute pan and saute celery until golden brown, about 2 minutes over low heat. Add white wine, salt, and pepper and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve alongside spaetzle.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.



Recipe courtesy of Piroska Althauser

Choucroute with Smothered Cabbage and Spaetzle

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Cheesy Spaetzle with Onion Petals

Recipe courtesy of Rachel Khoo

Sunny's BK Jagerschnitzel with Sunny's Lemon-Thyme Spaetzle

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Paneed Pork Medallions with Herbed Spaetzle and Brown Butter Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Pan Seared Halibut with Garlic Chive Spaetzle, Lobster and Fava Beans with a Wild Mushroom Veloute

Recipe courtesy of Gar Woods Grill and Pier

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here