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How to cook mac 'n' cheese southern style

Southern Style as in southern part of Germany ;)

11
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Cut Bacon and onions

Cut Bacon and onions

Fry Bacon &  onions with a little butter in a heavy cast iron  pan until nice and brown

Fry Bacon & onions with a little butter in a heavy cast iron pan until nice and brown

grate cheese

grate cheese

For the dough combine flour, eggs and  salt. Beat  really thoroughly with a wooden spoon

For the dough combine flour, eggs and salt. Beat really thoroughly with a wooden spoon

Utensils you want to have ready

Utensils you want to have ready

use  your big pasta cooking pot. Add a pinch of salt to boiling water

use your big pasta cooking pot. Add a pinch of salt to boiling water

fill some dough in the "sp\u00e4tzlepresse"

fill some dough in the "spätzlepresse"

press dough in boiling water

press dough in boiling water

let well up

let well up

use skimmer to get sp\u00e4tzle out of boiling water

use skimmer to get spätzle out of boiling water

place sp\u00e4tzle in bowl and add a layer of cheese, then some bacon and onions

place spätzle in bowl and add a layer of cheese, then some bacon and onions

repeat until all dough is used up

repeat until all dough is used up

enjoy with some salad greens

enjoy with some salad greens

  • 3.0 onions, cut lengthwise
  • 125.0g bacon, organic, cut in cubes
  • 200.0g cheese, preferably Emmentaler
  • 3.0c flour
  • 8.0 eggs, organic and freerange
  • 1.0tsp salt
  • 1.0Tbsp butter