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36 Recipes to Make with Egg Noodles

Keep a bag of egg noodles in your pantry at all times! You can make all kinds of quick-and-easy egg noodle recipes, from beef Stroganoff to chicken noodle soup.

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If you don’t already keep a bag of egg noodles in your pantry, you should start! These quick-and-easy egg noodle recipes are not only delicious, but can help you turn whatever ingredients you already have on hand into a scrumptious dinner you’ll want to enjoy again and again.

If you’re curious, this is how to make egg noodles from scratch.

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Pizza Noodle Bake

This pizza-inspired casserole can be on the table in less time than it takes to have pizza delivered! Besides egg noodles, pizza sauce and plenty of ooey-gooey cheese, this noodle bake has green peppers, ground beef, mushrooms and everybody’s favorite, pepperoni.

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Buttermilk Noodle Casserole

Have leftover buttermilk after making homemade biscuits? Use it up in this beefy casserole, where it adds a subtle tang that balances out other flavors in the sauce.
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Taco Noodle Dish

Perfect for busy weeknights, this taco casserole can be ready in 20 minutes. While the egg noodles are boiling, ground turkey is cooked quickly with tomato sauce and taco seasoning. Layer the turkey and noodles in a casserole dish, top with shredded cheddar and pop it in the oven; prep your toppings while you wait for the cheese to melt. Then it’s taco time!
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Noodle Pudding

Noodle Pudding

This creamy noodle pudding gets its subtle sweetness from apricot nectar and has a crunchy, golden buttery topping made from crushed cornflakes. Whip this up for a cozy weekend breakfast or to serve a hungry crowd at a brunch buffet.
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Beef Burgundy Over Noodles

Make your house smell like a cozy French bistro with this decadent beef Burgundy. The key to this recipe is the rich red wine; for best results, follow our expert tips on how to cook with wine.
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Swedish Meatballs Alfredo

Wouldn’t it be great if you could eat Ikea meatballs on a big pile of buttery egg noodles? With this slow cooker recipe, you can! This recipe calls for frozen Swedish meatballs, but if you’re keen to it, try making Ikea’s world-famous recipe yourself.
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Paprika Chicken Stroganoff

Though Stroganoff is traditionally made with beef, it can easily be made with other proteins, too. This creamy chicken Stroganoff lets you enjoy all the rich, velvety sauciness of beef Stroganoff, with the benefits of the lighter, budget-friendly white meat.
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Creamy Skillet Noodles with Peas

You can enjoy these creamy, buttery egg noodles with sweet frozen peas on the side—or easily upgrade the recipe to a main dish by adding protein. Stir in precooked shrimp or top a big bowl of noodles with a few fried eggs.
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Creamy Noodle Casserole

This family-pleasing ham and broccoli casserole comes together in a snap, making it perfect for a weeknight meal. Double the recipe and freeze one for later!
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Beef Noodle Soup

Prepping this hearty soup takes only takes a few minutes, but tastes like it simmered low and slow on the stove all day. Give the recipe extra “oomph” by adding a Parmesan rind to the broth as it cooks.
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Favorite Skillet Lasagna

Whole wheat egg noodles and zucchini make this family-friendly lasagna extra nutritious. Dollops of creamy ricotta cheese add touch of decadence, too.
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School-Night Sausage Stroganoff

Here’s a comforting, stick-to-your-ribs dinner doesn’t need to take all day to make. Perfect for busy school nights, this from-scratch sausage Stroganoff comes together in a flash, and will quickly become a weeknight favorite.
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Creamy Chicken Thighs & Noodles

When you know you’ll be too tired to cook after work, take a few minutes in the morning to start dinner going in the slow cooker. This hearty chicken recipe requires next to no prep—simply toss the ingredients in your slow cooker, set it and forget it.
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Slow-Cooked Hungarian Goulash

This recipe has a rich, creamy sauce—but it can be freezer-friendly. Just cool the stew before adding sour cream and freeze the goulash in airtight containers. Then, when you’re ready to reheat, thaw in a saucepan, add broth if needed and stir in sour cream to finish the dish.
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Creamy Turkey Noodle Soup

You can prepare parts of this egg noodle recipe ahead of time and then assemble when ready. Serve the turkey soup with crispy homemade wheat crackers.
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Creamy Celery Beef Stroganoff

Thanks to the clever use of canned ingredients, this comfort food dish takes almost no time to prepare. Before you leave for work in the morning, add fresh beef stew meat to a slow cooker with some canned soups, jarred vegetables, and flavorful onion soup mix. When you get home, dinner will be waiting!
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Chicken & Egg Noodle Casserole

This casserole tastes like a big, warm bowl of chicken soup that’s overloaded with the very best part: egg noodles! If you like your chicken noodle soup with vegetables, stir in some thawed frozen carrots, corn or mixed vegetables before baking.
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Ham and Swiss Casserole

Ham and cheese are an iconic duo for good reason; one bite of this creamy casserole and you’ll see why! This recipe is easy to prep and simple to scale up, so consider making multiple casseroles to freeze for nights you’re craving casserole, but are too tired to cook.
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Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy

Salisbury steak might sound like a retro relic, but it’s time for these savory smothered steaks to make a comeback! The secret ingredient that amps up these flavorful ground beef patties: a can of condensed French onion soup.
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Comforting Chicken Noodle Soup

When you’re under the weather, there’s nothing quite as comforting as a big bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup. This recipe takes some clever shortcuts to make canned cream of chicken soup taste like something that took all day to make.
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Creamy Tuna-Noodle Casserole

When you need to get dinner on the table fast, this egg noodle casserole makes a super one-dish meal. This recipe also works wonderfully with canned salmon, shredded rotisserie chicken or leftover roast beef.
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Noodle Kugel

You can serve this homemade kugel at a Hanukkah party—or use it to round out a dinner of roast chicken or smoked brisket.
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Chili Beef Noodle Skillet

Chili Beef Noodle Skillet

Need egg noodle recipes that will have you in and out of the kitchen in less than 15 minutes? Look no further! This skillet supper quickly cooks beef with a slew of pantry staples; keep your freezer stocked with ground beef and keep this recipe in your back pocket.
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Slow-Cooker Mushroom Beef Stroganoff

To save time, prep the chuck steak and vegetables for this fall-apart tender Stroganoff the night before. Toss them in the slow cooker with the remaining ingredients before you leave for work, then spend the day thinking about the deliciousness you’ll be coming home to!
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Swedish Meatballs

This Swedish meatball is potluck favorite, perfect for family gatherings, church suppers and PTA meetings. To give it some style before serving, sprinkle with a generous amount of chopped fresh parsley.
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The Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup

On a cold night, a bowl of chicken noodle soup will warm you to the bone. Using flavorful chicken thighs instead of white meat enhances the soup’s savoriness. It’s fine to use premade chicken stock or broth, but if you have homemade chicken stock on hand, this is exactly the sort of recipe to use it in.
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Tender Beef over Noodles

A slightly sweet red sauce turns beef stew meat into a hearty main dish that’s reminiscent of sloppy joes. In addition to the egg noodles, double down on carbs by serving this dish with a crusty loaf of garlic bread on the side.
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Hurry-Up Ham N Noodles

This rich-tasting dish is ready to serve in about the time it takes to cook the egg noodles. To add extra flavor without adding extra prep time, add a spoonful or two of your favorite savory spice blend.
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Spanish Noodles and Ground Beef

Whether or not everything is better with bacon is certainly debatable, but in the case of this one-pan dinner, it’s 100% true. Check out our Test Kitchen’s recommendation for the best bacon at the store!
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Beef Noodle Bake

This creamy beef noodle bake can be prepped and assembled up to three days in advance. When you’re ready to eat, simply slide it into the oven, top with shredded cheese and dig in.
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Reuben Noodle Casserole

Turn a big, sloppy Reuben sandwich into an easy-to-make casserole that can feed a crowd without all the mess. Egg noodles and canned cream of chicken soup get tossed with all the classic Reuben ingredients, then baked till bubbly with a crunchy rye bread topping.
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Grandma’s Tomato Soup

You can used bottled or canned tomato juice in this recipe, but if you prefer, tomato puree works just as well. It’s also a great recipe to save for those years you get a bumper crop of tomatoes in your garden—simply buzz them up in a blender, strain and make the freshest tomato soup you’ve ever tasted.
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Fiesta Beef & Noodle Skillet

Bring together egg noodles and taco flavors in this zesty dish that takes almost no time to prepare. It’s cheesy, spicy and on the table in less than 15 minutes.
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Veggie Noodle Ham Casserole

This saucy ham and frozen veggie noodle dish is really quite versatile. Without the ham, it can be a vegetarian entree or a hearty side dish.
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Easy Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey soup isn’t only for Thanksgiving leftovers! Enjoy it with a loaf of crusty homemade bread all winter long.
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Chicken Noodle Casserole

If you’re crazy for cheese, this is the casserole recipe for you. Made with oodles of Monterey Jack and sharp cheddar cheese, this recipe is also good with Colby, Swiss or any easily shreddable block cheese.

Allison Robicelli
Allison Robicelli is a James Beard-nominated food and recipe writer, humorist, and the author of four (quite good) books. Her writing credits include the Washington Post, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Wine Enthusiast, Eater, Food52, The Takeout, and other major publications. Before becoming a full-time writer, she spent over a decade as a working chef, and was the co-owner of the acclaimed Robicelli's Bakery in Brooklyn. In addition to food and comedy, she also writes about history, parenting, and cannabis. She lives in Baltimore with her two teenage sons and four patient cats.