These simple and healthy German Schupfnudel with broccoli and bacon strips are ready in 20 minutes. So they are the perfect alternative when you look for an easy and tasty midweek lunch. Maybe the pronunciation of this German pasta type is the biggest challenge for you. And finding it in the supermarket. But you might replace them by gnocchi. This is a similar pasta type from Italy that is more readily available worldwide.
About German Schupfnudel with broccoli
As mentioned in the beginning these German Schupfnudel with broccoli and bacon strips is a perfect midweek alternative. It has only a limited number of ingredients and is on your plate in 20 minutes.
You have only two simple steps to perform as part of the preparation. Cutting the small onion and cutting the broccoli into florets. Then you are ready to start cooking.
First heat some olive oil in a pan and fry the onion with the bacon strips. Then add some white wine and let it evaporate. You may season already with pepper and salt or any other spices you like.
Then put them aside and bake the Schupfnudel in the same deep pan for 5 to 10 minutes. Until they start getting golden brown. Meanwhile heat some water and cook or steam the broccoli florets for a few minutes.
Finally add all the ingredients into the pan with the Schupfnudel and add the coconut milk. Let everything integrate well and season with further spices.
You may wonder about this strange German and difficult to pronounce word "Schupfnudel". We will explain that a bit and give you some alternatives in case you cannot buy it locally.
Schupfnudel is a long noodle or dumpling from the South of Germany and Austria. Just like Italian gnocchi they are mostly made with potatoes. In case you cannot buy them locally, you might well replace them with the better known Italian gnocchi.
If you want to learn more about this special German noodle type, you might have a look at these resources:
- Schupfnudeln - Germanfoods.org.
- Schupfnudeln - the German dish you should try
- Schupfnudeln - German potato noodles
Are you getting fascinated by these German potato noodles? Then we have some more recipes that might interest you. As always you can replace them by gnocchi or so if you cannot find them locally:
If you speak Dutch, you can find the Dutch version of this recipe on gerechtenweb.blog.