These 16 egg noodle recipes are some of the coziest comfort food ideas you will ever come across! We hand-picked each one, checking for ease, uniqueness, and flavor.
And in the end, we’ve put together something truly special.
You’ll find creamy chicken noodle soup, goulash, beef stroganoff, egg noodle lasagna, and many more. You’ll definitely find something fun and comforting to do with that abandoned bag of egg noodles.
Let’s dive in!
Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
This creamy chicken noodle soup recipe from Ashlyn of Belle Of The Kitchen is excellent cold-weather comfort food, but we wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to make it in the middle of summer. It’s that tasty!
Mmmm! It contains celery, onions, carrots, and tender egg noodles. But for extra richness, there are flavorful chicken thighs instead of breasts. It’s made luscious with cream and butter. Then it’s flavored with aromatics like garlic, onions, bay leaves, and parsley.
It tastes like you were cooking all day long, but your little secret is the instant pot. Don’t worry, we won’t tell.
Savory Brown Butter Noodle Kugel
Based on the images, you might expect this Noodle Kugel (a traditional Jewish noodle side dish) from Heather of The Toasty Kitchen to taste like mac and cheese.
But with egg noodles, brown butter, a creamy cottage cheese custard, and a few other ingredients, it’s an entirely different food experience. The brown butter adds a rich nuttiness, and the dried herbs are flavor enhancers.
Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup
If you’re running out of ideas to use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey carcass, turn to this simple bowl of turkey noodle soup from Ask Chef Dennis. Now, of course, you can use leftover rotisserie chicken or thighs as well.
But it’s the chef that makes this recipe special with his many helpful pro tips, like mise en place (gathering your ingredients before starting). And you’ll also learn his secret to ensure the egg noodles aren’t mushy.
Cheesy Tuna Casserole With Potato Chip Topping Recipe
Kim of Made In A Day created this leveled-up tuna casserole. It’s a reliable, simple, and tasty weeknight dish with tender egg noodles, canned tuna, and shredded cheese. But the crispy, crunchy potato chip topping earns it a permanent spot on your weekly recipe rotation. Trust us! You’ll never have to convince picky eaters to finish their plates.
Egg Noodle Lasagna
This egg noodle lasagna from Lana’s Cooking is classic American comfort food. With meat sauce, cheese, and noodles. It’s filling, modest, and delicious. Just what you need to satisfy a large group of hungry folks.
But you know, this recipe isn’t only about good food, but also good times. It was inspired by Lana’s dear friend and expanded to include tips and additional instructions so that you may also create beautiful memories with this meal.
In just 30 minutes (15 minutes active cooking time), you can have this chicken stroganoff from Butter Your Biscuits on the table. It’s complete with juicy, tender chicken thighs, mushrooms, garlic, and herbs for loads of flavor. But you won’t find a can of cream of mushroom soup. Instead, Wendie makes the sauce from scratch using sour cream and chicken stock.
Vietnamese Duck Noodle Soup
If you need a weekend dinner recipe to ‘wow’ or impress, consider this Vietnamese duck noodle soup from Sophie of Delightful Plate.
It starts with an intensely flavorful broth you’ll want to drink like tea. Seriously, the magical elixir contains dates, goji berries, dried shitake mushrooms, and more. And the duck legs pack even more flavor! You serve them over any wheat noodles, such as egg noodles, and enjoy.
Now, full disclosure, this one takes about 90 minutes to make, including 30 minutes of prep time. Also, you’ll probably need to take a trip to your local Asian market. But the results are undoubtedly worth the effort.
Haluski is a Polish cabbage and noodle recipe often eaten during Lent. You’ll find a tasty meatless meal with buttery egg noodles, sauteed onions, and pan-fried cabbage. It happens to be very popular in Pittsburgh, and Carla of Chocolate Moosey shows us how to do it right!
Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff
Beef stroganoff is one of those recipes that seemed always to have existed, but its origins are Russian, and somehow, luckily, it made its way to the States and just about everywhere else.
It’s not hard to understand why it’s so popular, with deep beefy flavors enhanced with sauteed onions, garlic, white wine, and other seasonings. But also, it’s easy to make, inexpensive, feeds a lot of folks, and with Amy + Jack’s help, you can make it your Instant Pot.
Jessica of The Forked Spoon reminds us that beef stew comes in many variations. This one is a non-traditional Hungarian goulash with a thick sauce. But it’s still made with succulent chunks of beef stew meat, bell peppers, carrots, tomato broth, and Hungarian paprika (the good stuff). It’s so good you don’t need a particular reason or season for it. Just to be sure to make enough for seconds.
Creamy Cajun Egg Noodles
This episode of the fast and the flavorful features creamy cajun egg noodles from Meaghan of 4 Sons ‘R’ Us. It’s a satisfying meatless dish. But even though you won’t find much in the way of protein. With parmesan cheese, heavy cream, garlic, onions, and cajun seasoning, this delicious noodle recipe can still be a filling and inexpensive lunch option.
Vegetarian Egg Drop Soup
Vegetarian egg drop soup from Hurry The Food Up is a healthy, veggie-filled vegetarian lunch option sure to garner attention from jealous coworkers. Indeed, the aroma of garlic, sesame oil, and ginger will get you noticed.
But it’s not just the alluring scent that’ll expose their green eyes. Just wait until you tell them about all the protein, primarily from the tofu and eggs. Each slurpable serving contains a whopping 26 grams of the muscle-building macro.
Chicken Noodle Casserole – Topped With French Fried Onions
When you need a break from calorie counting and health-conscious eating, pick this delicious French onion chicken noodle casserole from Katie of A Fork’s Tale.
With shredded chicken, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, cheese, and of course, crispy French fried onions, it’s an easy recipe that may not be so good for you. But it is certainly good for your soul.
With her captivating food photography, Bri of Evergreen Kitchen is a great ambassador for the vegetarian diet. And if this stunning mushroom stroganoff tastes even a quarter as good as it looks, we’re all in for a treat.
With savory, meaty cremini mushrooms, you won’t be missing the beef. And vegetable stock, flour, and dairy-free milk make an irresistible creamy sauce to cover every bit of the supple egg noodles. Sounds divine!
Homemade German Spaetzle Recipe
Spaetzle is tiny German egg noodles you can enjoy as a side dish for chicken paprikash, goulash, beef stew, etc. Or you can have them as a stand-alone meal. Just pan-fry the tasty boiled dough and sprinkle on loads of cheese.
The options are many!
However you like your spaetzle, you’ll need a good recipe and guidance. So, Lisa and Eric of Recipes From Europe have you covered with a simple four-ingredient recipe and clear instructions for how to use the spaetzle maker.
Julie, the multi-talented chef, dietician, and blogger, is The Healthy Epicurean whipping up craveable yet nutritious weeknight meals. And these Swedish meatballs, oh baby, these meatballs with pork, beef, dijon mustard, garlic powder, and more are so, so flavorful.
Serve them on top of egg noodles, and you have yourself one of the coziest fall or winter meals you can think of. We’re talking fuzzy socks and microfiber blanket levels of comfort here, y’all!
Which Egg Noodle Recipe Will You Make First?
By now, you’ve seen a lot of delicious egg noodle recipes. From Swedish meatballs, mushroom stroganoff, goulash, etc., which one will you make first? Let us know!