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Hungarian Haluski with Spaetzle

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We’ve been a little busy lately with a birthday, friends visiting and just, you know, life. I finally decided it was time to do a new post. I found some inspiration on Reddit of all places. I’ll admit it was my first time ever exploring that site and got a little lost down the rabbit hole. Somehow I ended up clicking on a thread for “cheap recipe ideas” and came to a recipe for Hungarian Haluski.

Hungarian Haluski is a hearty little side dish which I think would go great with any kind of pork or kielbasa. I used my dutch oven for this since the recipe I found called for the haluski to be baked for 30 mins at 300˚. However, I didn’t find this necessary since everything was already cooked. It’s up to you but the dutch oven does make it much easier to transition from the stove top right to the over if you wanted to do that.

I ended up making my own noodles only because I thought I had purchased egg noodles… only to find out I didn’t. I think it was a happy accident though because the homemade spaetzle made this dish taste extra yummy and it really only took an extra few minutes.

Hungarian Haluski with Spaetzle

Hungarian Haluski with Spaetzle

Hungarian Haluski gives you so many textures in one dish. It's a really comforting, affordable dinner.
Author: Angela G.
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Course: Sides
Cuisine: Hungarian
Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Yield: 1 pot


  • 1 small head cabbage chopped
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • 1 package egg noodles prepared as directed or create your own noodles


  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup butter


  • Sauté shallot in a dutch oven with 2 tbsp butter over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Add chopped cabbage and continue cooking for another 5 mins.
  • For spaetzel, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Mix together eggs, flour, and salt.
  • Fill spaetzle maker with dough and press over boiling to create noodles. Let cook for about 30-45 seconds then scoop out with a spider strainer.
  • Add spaetzle noodles and remaining butter to cabbage mixture, add salt and pepper to taste and toss. Serve hot!

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 357mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg
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Hungarian conoisseur

Tuesday 7th of September 2021

There is nothing Hungarian in this dish, haluski and spaetzle are unknown to Hungarian cuisine. Stop misleading people...


Monday 20th of March 2017

Just like Baba's! mmmmmmmmmmmm

Angela G.

Tuesday 28th of January 2020

Glad you enjoyed!!