Using up some more chametz

My three year old’s favorite self-described “healthy food” is noodle kugel. As with many of my other  recipes, this dish involves very little preparation and very few utensils to clean. It’s fast to prepare, and it’s always a hit at potlucks. But even with a few modifications to reduce the fat – healthy, it is not.
The Easiest Noodle Kugel Recipe in the World – adapted from Epicurious
8 oz wide egg noodles/ 1 cup raisins/ 5 eggs/ 1 cup lowfat sour cream/ 1 stick melted butter, cooled/ 1/3 cup white sugar/ 4 cups of lowfat milk/  Topping: 3 cups corn flakes/ 1/4 cup brown sugar
Spread the UNCOOKED noodles (really!) and raisins in a buttered glass lasagna pan. Mix together all the other ingredients except the topping and pour over the noodles. Put the corn flakes and brown sugar in a zip-loc back and crush together. Pour over the unbaked kugel.
Bake at 350 for an hour or until firm in the center and golden brown on the edges.

health food

health food

Comments read comments(10)
post a comment

posted April 2, 2009 at 10:55 pm

Oy! Uncooked WIDE noodles? No cinnamon? No salt? a golden and not a deep brown topping? Asher’s Bubbe would object! 😉

report abuse


posted April 3, 2009 at 6:33 am

The egg noodles I buy say “wide” on the package, but they really aren’t very wide. But they aren’t super-fine, which is what my mom uses.
If you wait till this kugel is deep brown to remove it from the oven, the custard of the kugel will have started to get dry.
I’m sure Bubbe’s is better!

report abuse

Bible Belt Balabusta

posted April 3, 2009 at 3:55 pm

If this is as good and easy as it sounds, I will love you forever.
Results to follow.

report abuse

Bonnie Gordon

posted April 3, 2009 at 4:06 pm

If this was the recipe you made and brought to the Shabbat gathering that you organized,……loved it..quite yummy!

report abuse


posted April 3, 2009 at 4:09 pm

I actually forgot to put in the sour cream in that batch, and it still came out pretty well. The texture was off – Zoe kept calling it quiche instead of kugel and I could see why.

report abuse


posted April 6, 2009 at 9:46 am

Sounds so easy! Thanks for the recipe. :)

report abuse


posted March 2, 2010 at 9:14 am

i have a great, perfectly, almost too healthy, replacement for sour cream! no-fat greek yogurt!

report abuse


posted March 2, 2010 at 9:35 am

that epicurious recipe is my go-to. (very similar to my mom’s, only she also adds cottage cheese.) not having to cook the noodles is a serious life-changer. (i just looked at the comments on the epicurious version and some are hilariously vile — “i add cheddar cheese!” “i used mango-flavored pineapple chunks!” “i used barilla penne and frosted flakes!”)
using the no-fat greek yogurt is a great idea.

report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

More blogs to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Homeshuling . This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Truths You Can Use Inspiration Report Happy Reading!!! ...

posted 9:57:03am Jul. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Teaching the Four Questions to young children
One of the greatest privileges of being a kindergarten teacher in a Jewish day school is having the opportunity to teach children to recite the four questions. Unlike almost anything else I teach them about Jewish ritual, this is "real work." ...

posted 7:36:03am Apr. 01, 2012 | read full post »

Guess what's Kosher for Passover (this will change your life.)
I'm not exaggerating. The bane of my Passover existence has been pareve baking. I cook a lot more meat during the holiday than I do the rest of the year, which means a lot more pareve desserts. Which has, up until now, usually meant margarine ...

posted 5:02:27pm Mar. 22, 2012 | read full post »

Why I love the New American Haggadah (and it's not just because I got to have a martini with Nathan Englander.)
I'm not a haggadah junkie. I know many Jews whose shelves are overflowing with numerous versions of the Haggadah - from the traditional Maxwell House to the not-so-traditional Santa Cruz - and whose seders are an amalgam of commentaries, poems, ...

posted 9:25:37pm Mar. 14, 2012 | read full post »

Best Hamentashen Ever, even better. And, a Purim opera.
This time of year, I'm always excited when I look at my google analytics and see that people have landed at my blog by searching for "hamentashen recipe". I love the idea of people all over the world making my great-grandmother's fabulous ...

posted 7:13:38pm Mar. 05, 2012 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.