Recipes and Cooking Spinach Spaetzle 3.0 (1) Go green and amp up your pasta sauce with spinach and basil. Chicken sausage makes this spaetzle recipe hearty enough for a meal. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 28, 2018 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 5 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup milk 4 fresh basil leaves ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ½ 10 ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and well-drained 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 12 ounce package cooked Italian chicken sausage links, sliced ¼ cup finely shredded Asiago cheese Directions In a food processor, process to combine eggs, milk, basil leaves, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg. Add spinach; pulse to combine. Add flour; process to combine. (Dough will be sticky.) Drop bits of dough into salted boiling water; cook until they rise to top. Remove to a colander; reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid. In a skillet heat butter and oil over medium-high. Add Italian chicken sausage; cook and stir until browned. Add spaetzle; cook and stir until browned (about 3 minutes). Stir in cooking liquid. Top with 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 466 Calories 22g Fat 39g Carbs 26g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 466 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22g 28% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 183mg 61% Sodium 953mg 41% Total Carbohydrate 39g 14% Total Sugars 2g Protein 26g Vitamin C 0.5mg 3% Calcium 136mg 10% Iron 3.7mg 21% Potassium 181mg 4% Folate, total 119.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.