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Mustard-Gruyére Spaetzle

Spaetzle [SHPEHT-sluh] — which means "little sparrow" in German — is essentially tiny egg noodles or dumplings. It's sold alongside dry pasta and rice.


2 servings (2½ cups)

Total Time

20 minutes

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Cook spaetzle in a pot of boiling salted water according to package directions.

Add asparagus in the final 3 minutes of boiling the spaetzle; drain, then transfer spaetzle and asparagus to a bowl.

Stir in Gruyère, lemon juice, and mustard; season with salt and pepper.

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