Poppy Seed Spaetzle
Poppy Seed Spaetzle
Get this quick and easy poppy seed pasta recipe from Fresh with Anna Olson.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Boiling
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour (750ml)
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Fine Salt (2ml)
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1¼ cups water (300ml)
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (25ml)
  • Coarse Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  1. Stir the flour, poppy seeds and salt together by hand
  2. Add eggs and water and beat with a wooden spoon until dough is elastic, but still sticky
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
  4. Place a colander over the pot and pour in the batter
  5. Stir vigorously with a whisk or rubber spatula to force the batter through the holes of the colander. You must do this quickly before the colander heats up and the holes are sealed shut by the batter
  6. Cook the dumplings until they rise to the top, about 2 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold water to halt the cooking
  7. Reheat the spaetzle in foaming butter and season with salt and pepper

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