Caraway Cabbage Soup with Lemon Dill Spaetzle

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Title: Caraway Cabbage Soup with Lemon Dill Spaetzle
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Soups, American, Bread


2 qt Smoked ham stock --
2 c Cabbage -- shredded &
1 c Onion -- shredded
1 ts Caraway seed
1/2 c Tomatoes -- diced
1/2 c Carrots -- julienned
2 ts Dill -- chopped
1 lb Flour
1/2 oz Salt
4 Eggs
1 c Milk
1/2 c Water
1 1/2 tb Lemon zest

STEP ONE: Prepare the Garnish-- Combine cabbage, onions, caraway seeds,
diced tomatoes, carrots, and 1 teaspoon chopped dill.

STEP TWO: Prepare the Spaetzle-- Sift flour and salt into bowl. Make a well
in the center. Combine lukewarm milk and water with eggs and pour into the
well. Stir in flour, lemon, and remaining dill. Beat dough until bubbles
start to form. Force through colander into boiling salted water. When
spaetzle noodles float, remove them from the boiling water and cool.

STEP THREE: Complete the Soup-- Heat ham stock in large pot. Add garnish to
soup stock and simmer for one hour. Add spaetzle and serve.

Recipe By : Richard Chamberlain, Restaurant at the Little Nell, Aspen

From: Western Mexican Cookbook