1 lb Fresh Spätzle or 1 package dried Spätzle (available at most German Delicatessens)
1/2 lb cooked Ham, cut into cubes
1 small can Diced Tomatoes
1 cup Cream
1 cup Sour Cream
1 lb Gouda Cheese, grated
2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped (or Garlic Powder)
Salt, Pepper, Paprika (to taste)
Prepare Fresh Spätzle or cook dried Spätzle according to package instructions.
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
In a bowl, mix together Spätzle, ham, tomatoes, garlic, cream, and sour cream. Add salt, pepper, and paprika to taste.
Add mixture to a casserole dish. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
Bake 30-40 minutes. If cheese begins to burn, cover casserole dish with aluminum foil. Serve immediately.
Tip: To make this dish vegetarian, replace ham with corn, broccoli, and/or green/red peppers.
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