less common spelling of spaetzle

: a small dumpling cooked by running batter through a colander into boiling water

Examples of spätzle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As bratwurst gains popularity around the country, Wisconsin is still 'brat central' German-Americans brought with them a large variety of foods, but the popularity of schnitzel and spatzle has waned while brats have stayed strong, at least in Wisconsin. Jordyn Noennig, Journal Sentinel, 30 Mar. 2023

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“Spätzle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sp%C3%A4tzle. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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