Egg noodles are a kind of pasta made from flour and eggs, are widely used in a lot of Asian cuisines, and cook a lot quicker than dried pasta.
It might be hard to believe that egg noodles could ever be healthy, and while pasta is a big source of carbs, egg noodles are a little different.
They’re packed with minerals and vitamins such as B vitamins, folate, niacin, and riboflavin. Egg noodles are also super easy to prepare and are great additions to dishes like goulash, soups, and stroganoff.
So now that egg noodles have got your attention (and your mouth watering) let’s take a look at 15 of the best egg noodle recipes for a healthy, easy midweek meal!
If you’re a fan of stir-fried noodles, then you’re going to love chicken lo mein! But forget ordering takeout, as this recipe can be ready in just 20 minutes! You just need chicken, egg noodles, soy sauce, and veggies.
Chicken Lo Mein is a traditional Chinese egg noodle dish mixed with soft chicken, fresh veggies, and a scrumptious Cantonese sauce.
This particular recipe is tasty and fresh, and doesn’t have any of the oil and grease often found in Chinese takeout. But that’s not all, you can modify this recipe to suit whatever vegetables you have in the fridge!
This egg noodle soup is the definition of comfort food and can be ready in less than 30 minutes. Packed with chicken, noodles, and vegetables this soup is the very definition of hearty and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
The secret to this easy and flavorful soup is the homemade vibrant, rich broth, which is all the better when you use a boned chicken. Cooking in an Instant Pot makes this recipe even simpler and quicker to make. Your family won’t be able to get enough!
We all have memories of walking into a familiar kitchen and smelling a delicious casserole, right? This chicken egg noodle recipe is sure to get you all nostalgic with every bite.
This simple, vintage recipe for chicken egg noodle casserole is very stripped-back. The chicken, noodles, and soup is all you need for the casserole, but the recipe has also added garlic powder, onion powder, and other spices for some extra flavor.
You might want a touch more garlic, or to add some chicken seasoning. This recipe provides the perfect base for a recipe you can alter to your liking.
Look no further than this recipe for an easy side dish! These buttered egg noodles are going to be your new favorite side dish. Add butter, cheese, fresh herbs, and garlic to the noodles for an explosion of flavor. Other variations you can experiment with include:
Toasting bread crumbs in butter with some garlic and Italian seasoning before tossing with hot pasta.
Add herbs like fresh basil or dill to compliment the meal.
Mix in a cheese of your choice. Parmesan would give the pasta a nice sharpness (as long as it’s not the powdered variety) or to make the pasta extra gooey, add some Mozzarella.
For extra heat add a touch of cayenne or some red pepper flakes.
Made with plenty of veggies and egg noodles, this recipe is oh-so comforting and satisfying! It’s the perfect, easy comfort dish for a midweek meal.
The egg noodles are coated in a creamy, rich sauce, but the veggies give the dish a pop of color and crunch. It’s an excellent way to make use of canned vegetables that have been forgotten in the back of your pantry.
These keto egg noodles are easy to make at home and are gluten-free, and are a great addition to low-carb pasta dishes such as lasagnas and soups.
Chicken, cucumber, edamame, egg noodles, and a creamy sesame sauce – what’s not to love? This sesame egg noodle bowl is not only a healthy, fresh meal but it can be ready in around 15 minutes.
This mouthwatering skillet meal combines egg noodles, ground beef, and mushrooms in a creamy sauce, which is great to whip up during a busy week.
It’s a copycat of a Hamburger Helper recipe, only it’s a lot tastier and uses fresh ingredients that really make a difference to the flavor.
This casserole will remind you why you love tuna! It’s simple to make and goes so well with warm bread rolls for a comforting, hearty meal.
The sauce is easy to make from scratch, and with egg noodles, peas, tuna, and a crunchy topping made out of Panko bread crumbs and Parmesan you’ve got the recipe for a classic comfort food! Your family is guaranteed to love it.
This traditional Ukrainian dish couldn’t be a simpler egg noodles recipe. You need just four ingredients to make this casserole. These are eggs, egg noodles, milk, and smoked sea salt.
The outside is crunchy, while the inside is creamy and soft, giving this casserole the ideal crispy and soft texture.
Kugel is a Yiddish word for casserole, and sweet noodle kugel is traditionally made from cottage cheese, eggs, noodles, and sour cream that is baked inside a casserole dish.
But this recipe also adds cinnamon, sugar, and heaps of butter to the dish, so it may be sweeter than normal, but still delicious!
In this recipe you can also switch out egg noodles for practically any medium-sized noodle like fusilli or penne.
If you’re a fan of the iconic Reuben sandwich but want to enjoy it in a different way, why not transform it into a hearty, delicious casserole?
Once you’ve made beef taco pasta, you will be blown away by how one dish can contain so much flavor! This dish is like an iconic, Mexican salad, but instead of tortillas it uses noodles.
If you’re not a fan of beef though, you can swap it out for ground turkey, chicken or something else! You can even skip the meat, but it will be less filling and juicy.
Avocado, black beans, black olives, fresh or pickled jalapeños, pickled red onions, or sour cream are other ingredients you can add to this dish to really make it pop!
If you want a filling meal that you can have on the table in under 30 minutes, then this turkey noodle casserole dish is for you! It’s herby, cheesy, and packed with veggies and turkey for a super satisfying meal.
Plus, it’s all fresh, containing no pre-packaged or boxed ingredients.
Fried cabbage is simple to make and healthy, but it can get a little dull if you eat it often. But this recipe is here to spice it up with thick egg noodles!
It’s only a slight tweak to the tried and true recipe – still containing butter, cabbage, and onions – but the noodles make it more interesting and filling.
Fried cabbage and egg noodles can be enjoyed as a side dish alongside smoked or fresh sausage (we particularly recommend kielbasa), ham, pork chops, (see also: Char Siu Pork Chops)or roasted chicken.
Ingredients can also be added to the recipe, or sprinkled on top of the recipe to transform it into a noodle bowl.
For example, browned bacon, browned smoked sausage, or a fried egg would be a great addition to the pot before the onions are added, or you can mix the bacon and sausage into the noodles and cabbage.
Frequently Asked Questions
Egg noodles may seem difficult to make at home, but the truth is they can be pretty easy to make. You just need butter, eggs, flour, milk, and salt. The most difficult part is kneading the dough, but it’s still a great workout!
Once you’ve done that, chill the dough, cut it into a ¼ or ⅛ thickness depending on your preference, and dry. Finally, cook the noodles in boiling water!
Like traditional pasta, egg noodles can hold their own as a dish. You need to add some salt and butter to plain noodles, and some Parmesan for additional flavor!
Yes, for most recipes you can swap out pasta for egg noodles. If you only have egg noodles to hand or you just want to experiment, then toss in those egg noodles!
However, you need to keep the boiling method in mind when cooking these noodles. You have to use almost double the amount of water when boiling egg noodles.
So there you have it! 15 of the best mouthwatering egg noodle recipes! If you’ve grown bored with your usual pasta dishes, then we highly recommend trying out healthy, delicious egg noodles.
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