Savory Noodle Kugel

Pat Duran


Typically a sweet casserole, this version of noodle kugel is savory, flavored with garlic and onion.
This recipe is from Katie Robbins and Saveur Magazine.

★★★★★ 2 votes
8-10 servings
25 Min
35 Min


1 1/2 c
dairy sour cream
1 1/4 c
cottage cheese
1/2 c
butter, unsalted. melted
4 large
eggs, lightly beaten
kosher salt , to taste
8 oz
wide egg noodles
ground black pepper, to taste
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 large
yellow onion, minced

How to Make Savory Noodle Kugel


  • 1Heat oven to 350^.
    Whisk sour cream, cottage cheese, 6 tablespoons of the butter, and eggs in a bowl; set aside.
    Bring a 4 quart pot of salted water to a boil; cook noodles until al dente.
    Drain; stir into cheese mixture.
    Season with salt and pepper.
    Heat remaining butter in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
    Add garlic and onions; cook, stirring, until lightly caramelized, about 8 minutes.
    Stir in noodles, and bake until browned, 35-40 minutes.

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About Savory Noodle Kugel

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy