German Noodle Bake
Total TimePrep: 45 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 quarts water
- CHEESE SAUCE:
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1-1/2 cups whole milk
- 8 ounces Swiss cheese, diced
- 2 large eggs, well beaten
- In a small bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in center; add eggs. Stir together, forming a dough.
- Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead 5-6 minutes. Divide dough in half. Roll each portion into a 12x9-in. rectangle. Dust both sides of dough with flour; roll up, jelly-roll style. Cut into 1/4-in. slices. Unroll noodles on paper towels; let dry for up to 2 hours.
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a Dutch oven, bring water to a rapid boil. Add noodles; cook 7-9 minutes or until tender.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and paprika until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Stir in eggs.
- Drain noodles; transfer to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Top with cheese sauce. Cover and bake 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 275 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.
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Jan 5, 2019
Sorry, we didn't care for this at all. Too dry and bland.
Jan 14, 2012
Great recipe! Instead of making homemade noodles I used 2 cups of uncooked ziti pasta. I also switched swiss cheese for cheddar. I found this recipe to be a lot like mac and cheese but for some reason tasted better. When it came to the step to bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes, I sprinkled the top with about 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs and some extra paprika. Nice compliment to chicken. Will make again!