German Dumplings

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

6 slices bacon, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning

1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

2 eggs, beaten

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup chopped parsley leaves, for garnish

Special equipment: 9-inch aluminum pie pan

Directions

  1. In a large saute pan, over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy. Reserve bacon in pan with rendered fat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne and baking powder to combine. Beat eggs and milk together in a small bowl and stir into dry mixture until smooth and uniform.
  3. Bring 6 cups salted water to a boil in a large pot. Poke holes using a pointed chopstick through the bottom of the aluminum pie pan to create a disposable spaetzle maker. Push the dough through the holes into the boiling water. Stir and cook for 3 minutes, or until dumplings float. Remove dumplings and immediately toss in pan with bacon. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper and garnish with parsley. Serve immediately.

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