Posts tagged ‘noodles’

Sour Cream Noodle Bake


1 1/4 lb ground beef or turkey

1 (15 oz) can of tomato sauce

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/4 tsp onion powder

8 oz egg noodles

3/4 cup sour cream

1 1/4 cup small curd cottage cheese

2 cups of shredded cheddar

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Brown beef. Season with salt, pepper, and onion powder. Drain. Add in the tomato sauce and simmer on low for 10 minutes.

2. Cook the noodles until al dente, drain and set aside. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the sour cream and cottage cheese. Add noodles and stir to coat.

3. Grease a 9×13 inch pan and layer with half of the noodles, half of the meat sauce, and top with half of the cheese. Repeat the layers and end with the cheese.

4. Bake for 20 minutes or until heated through and cheese melted.


Lo Mein


3/4 lb spaghetti noodles
1 tsp dry minced garlic
4 Tbsp EVOO
3 tsp sesame oil + extra
1/2 Tbsp dry chives
3/4 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp peanut butter ( use soy nut butter in place, if you have a peanut allergy)
2-3 chicken breasts cut into small strips or pieces
1 cup broccoli
1 cup matchstick carrots

~ Brown chicken in extra sesame oil, remove chicken and set aside. In same skillet, add a little more sesame oil and vegetables. Cook through and set aside.

Start water for pasta.

In a small saucepan heat the EVOO and 3 tsp of sesame oil. Add garlic. Mix in soy sauce, peanut butter, and chives. Simmer on low.

Cook pasta to al dente. Drain and return to pot.

Add chicken and vegetables. Pour sauce over and stir to coat.

*This can be done with beef, shrimp, pork, or as a vegetable lo mein as well.

Thai Shrimp and Noodles

1 lb cooked shrimp

1/3 cup italian dressing

8 oz angel hair pasta

1/4 cup chicken broth

1 tbsp dry cilantro (2 fresh)

2 tbsp peanut butter (creamy or chunky)

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp minced ginger

1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1 cup matchstick carrots

1/2 cup onions (regular or green)

1 cup broccoli

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 tbsp sesame oil (or 1 tbsp evoo with 1/2 tsp minced garlic)


~ In a container with a lid, mix the shrimp and the italian dressing well.  Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.

Cook pasta according to al dente directions on the box.  Usually around 3-4 minutes.  Drain and set aside.

Mix broth, cilantro, peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, ginger and pepper.  Set aside.

In a skillet saute the carrots, onions and broccoli in the vegetable oil and sesame (evoo + garlic) oil for 3 minutes.

Drain the shrimp and add to the skillet.  Cook for 3 minutes.

In a serving bowl mix all ingredients well before serving.