Who doesn't love noodles? Thick, thin, flat, tubed noodles come in a variety of shapes and sizes. And there are so many ways to serve them up. You can keep things simple and spend your time making homemade noodles. Or purchase a bag of egg noodles or other kinds to put into baked dishes like chicken divan egg noodle casserole or sour cream noodle bake. Let the sauce cook all day before mixing in noodles with a slow cooker creamy beef stroganoff. For lighter dishes try out Asian chicken noodles or sesame chicken cucumber noodle salad. It's noodle time!
These homemade noodles from Betty Crocker have only a few ingredients – flour, salt, eggs, water and oil – that's it! Knead the dough and then roll it out as thin as possible. Cut the dough into thin strips and then dry before cooking. Eat plain or top with creamy sauce.
Make egg noodles into a hearty dish with this chicken divan egg noodle casserole from Rachael Ray on The Food Network. First, cut and cook the chicken. Create a creamy sauce using milk, thickened with flour and egg yolks. Mix the chicken, broccolini and cooked noodles into the thickened sauce before baking. Broil until the sauce bubbles and crisps on top.
Here's another casserole that's made easier with the addition of noodles. This sour cream noodle bake from The Pioneer Woman tastes like a cross between cheeseburgers and a hint of lasagna. Your kids will love this dish that you can serve in either a bowl or on a plate.
Thinly slice beefsteaks and add them into a Crock-Pot before topping it with cream of mushroom soup, water, Worcestershire sauce, mushrooms, onions and garlic. Cook on low for eight hours or so and stir in sour cream just before serving. This slow cooker creamy beef stroganoff from Campbell's Kitchen goes perfectly with egg noodles.
Pick up a package of rice noodles for this recipe for Asian chicken noodles from Kid Spot. The secret to this mellow, yet flavorful dish was a bathing of sauce including garlic, ginger, soy sauce and hoisin sauce. Add shredded rotisserie chicken and cooked broccoli with the rest of the ingredients. Enjoy by letting your kids slurp each noodle one by one.
Capture more Asian flavors with this sesame chicken cucumber noodle salad recipe from Eating Well. This cold dish includes a smattering of ingredients that add texture and crunch like cucumbers, thin-sliced romaine lettuce and red bell peppers. Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top for an added bit of zing.