Remember This Word Before Trying This Potato Noodle Dish: Köstlich

November 11, 2019

Remember This Word Before Trying This Potato Noodle Dish: Köstlich

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German Potato Noodles

A traditional German short noodle dish made with potatoes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine German
Keyword noodles, potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4
Author David Lee


  • 4 yellow potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1/4 tspn nutmeg
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup bacon diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped
  • water to boil
  • salt for boiling water


  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into 1-inch pieces. Boil the potatoes in salted water for about 25 minutes or until tender.

  2. Take potatoes out of boiling water and let cool for 10 minutes.

  3. Mash the potatoes until no lumps there are no more lumps.

  4. Add the eggs, salt, nutmeg, and 2 cups of flour. Knead into a dough.

  5. Put a piece of the potato dough on a floured surface. Roll into a 1-inch thick log.

  6. Cut in 1-inch pieces and roll the potato dough carefully in your floured palm into a noodle shape.

  7. Boil the noodles in a large pot with salted water. Stir carefully to make sure noodles don’t stick to bottom of the pan. Once the the noodles float on the surface, they are ready to be taken out.

  8. Melt butter in a medium pot.

  9. Add noodles and bacon and cook on medium-high until both are golden brown on all sides.

  10. Add the chicken broth and white wine. Let it reduce for a few minutes until the sauce becomes slightly creamy.

  11. Garnish with green onions before serving.


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