Käsespätzle Recipe (German Cheese Spaetzle With Caramelized Onions)

Käsespätzle Recipe (German Cheese Spaetzle With Caramelized Onions)
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This Käsespätzle recipe, German cheese spaetzle with caramelized onions is so good, you’ll have the recipe pinned to your fridge so you can make it over and over again.

Deliciously appetizing, Käsespätzle is also known as German cheese spaetzle, it is amongst the most popular Swabian dishes, so I had to share this recipe with you since it’s also one of our family favorites. The amazing thing about this cheesy creamy German dish is that it can be topped with essentially everything.

This cheesy homemade baked Swabian egg noodle is bursting full of gooey swiss cheese and garnished with our special butter caramelized onions, What more can you ask for?

Are you ready to make this quintessential Baked Swabian Käsespätzle recipe with butter caramelized onions? Let’s do it!

Ingredients For Käsespätzle Recipe (German Cheese Spaetzle)

  • 6 cups German Spätzle (Store Bought)
  • 4 small onions, (or 3 medium, or 2 large) chopped roughly
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 2 very large onions , chopped
  • 14 ounces shredded Swiss cheese or Gruyere cheese (can also use mozerella or white cheddar cheese)

How To Make Käsespätzle German Cheese Spaetzle With Caramelized Onions?

  • Add the German Spaetzle pasta into a large pot and fill with water. Add some salt to taste and cook, about 15 minutes or until pasta is cooked. Drain and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 395°F (200°C)
  • Coat the bottom and sides of a medium size casserole dish about 9X13 inches with 1 tablespoon butter and set aside.
  • Add the 6 tablespoons of butter into a skillet and melt on medium heat. Add the onions and sautee on medium low heat for about 15 minutes then add the 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of sugar and stir together.
  • Continue cooking the onions for additional 10 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • To assemble the Kasespatzle, divide the cooked spaetzle into 3 portions.
  • Add the first portion into the bottom of the casserole dish followed by the 1/3 of the grated swiss cheese and 1/3 of the caramelized onion.
  • Repeat with the other two layers, the last top layer finishes with cheese and onion.
  • Place into preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. The cheese should be completely melted and the side a little crispy.
  • Serve with a piece of romain lettuce at the bottom.
  • Enjoy!
Käsespätzle , German cheese spaetzle with caramelized onions

Käsespätzle (German Cheese Spaetzle)

Deliciously appetizing, This Käsespätzle German cheese spaetzle, is amongst the most popular Swabian dishes. Gooey creamy cheese and caramelized onions in between layers of spaetzle pasta egg noodles…so Good!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, Easy, Lunch
Cuisine Dutch, German
Servings 4 people
Calories 600 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 cups German Spätzle Store Bought
  • 4 small onions (or 3 medium, or 2 large) chopped roughly
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar optional
  • 2 very large onions chopped
  • 14 ounces shredded Swiss cheese or Gruyere cheese can also use mozerella or white cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Add the German Spaetzle pasta into a large pot and fill with water. Add some salt to taste and cook, about 15 minutes or until pasta is cooked. Drain and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 395°F (200°C)
  • Coat the bottom and sides of a medium size casserole dish about 9X13 inches with 1 tablespoon butter and set aside.
  • Add the 6 tablespoons of butter into a skillet and melt on medium heat. Add the onions and sautee on medium low heat for about 15 minutes then add the 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of sugar and stir together.
  • Continue cooking the onions for additional 10 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • To assemble the Kasespatzle, divide the cooked spaetzle into 3 portions.
  • Add the first portion into the bottom of the casserole dish followed by the 1/3 of the grated swiss cheese and 1/3 of the caramelized onion.
  • Repeat with the other two layers, the last top layer finishes with cheese and onion.
  • Place into preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. The cheese should be completely melted and the side a little crispy.
  • Serve with a piece of romain lettuce at the bottom.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Dutch Pasta Dishes, Egg Noodles, Egg Pasta, German Cheese Spaetzle, German Food, German Noodles, German Pasta, German Pasta Dishes, Käsespätzle, Spaetzle


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