If you like Liverwurst, or Liver Dumpling soup, you’d appreciate the Liver Spaetzle, or in German Leberspätzle. Liver Spaetzle are a classic variant of Spaetzle, as they are popular throughout Bavaria and Swabia. They are often used in a hearty Liver Spaetzle soup or fried with onions.
The recipe for Liver Spaetzle is easy to make yourself and can be used as the main protagonist in several dishes.
Even though I regularly have Cheese Spaetzle with roasted onions, the Liver Spaetzle were a premiere. Because my husband doesn’t appreciate it much (he didn’t even tried them), but luckily, my doggie Cooper loved the Liver Spaetzle, just like me!
2 tbsp Marjoram (if not available 1 tbsp Oregano or Thyme)
1 dash salt and pepper
1 dash nutmeg
1 tsp parsley
Butter for frying
Liver Spaetzle are a classic variant of Spaetzle, as they are popular throughout Bavaria and Swabia. They are often added to broth to make a hearty Liver Spaetzle soup, or fried in butter with onions. The Spaetzle maker can be purchased here on Amazon With fried onions: Fry the 2 sliced onions with butter in pan, add the liver spaetzle and cook for 2 more minutes. Alternative, maybe add some bacon if you don’t like onions. Eat with green salad on the side.
First, cut the liver into small pieces, then put it in a blender and puree.
Wash the parsley, shake dry and chop finely.
Now stir the eggs into the liver and season with salt, pepper, marjoram and parsley.
Then mix in the flour and process the ingredients into a firm, smooth Spaetzle dough.
Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan and add some with salt.
Press the dough through a Spaetzle maker into the boiling water, bring to the boil briefly and cook with a lightly.
As soon as the Spaetzle float on the surface remove them from the water with a slotted spoon
Rinse with cold water and drain well.
Now peel and finely chop the onion and sauté it in a pan with melted butter.
Add the Liver Spaetzle to the pan, fry briefly and then serve.
Add water to the dough if necessary for the consistency of the batter