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Breakfast Kugel Recipe

Breakfast Kugel Recipe

Noodle dishes are high on my family's list of favorites. In fact, they could eat lasagna any time of day. This is like breakfast lasagna with cheese, apples and raisins.—Carol Miller, Northumberland, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (24 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 1 package (16 ounces) lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine the cottage cheese, vanilla and salt; cover and process until smooth. Toss apples with cinnamon.
  • 2. Combine applesauce and raisins; spread 3/4 cup into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Layer with a fourth of the noodles, and a third of the applesauce mixture, cottage cheese mixture and apples. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining noodles; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until apples are tender. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 348 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 311 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.