Noodle Kugel

September 16, 2008


I’m always shocked to find out how many people know of and adore noodle kugel. I only tried it for the first time recently, but when I shared my feelings about how much I loved it with friends, I got some pretty darn passionate responses about what a recipe for noodle kugel MUST include. The variations made my head spin. Some people said nuts were a must. Others cited raisins, cinnamon and all kinds of other additions.
When I was originally doing research on kugels and their history, I was shocked to find that most recipes called for a cup or more sugar. That much sugar would send me into outer-space, so I can only imagine what it would do to our kids.
My version is a much healthier toddler-and-family-friendly recipe that you could eat as a side dish or even for dessert! After it comes out of the oven, cut it into squares and take a bite of the soft, tender, creamy noodles perfumed with cinnamon — you’re in heaven. Of course Kenya tried to shove the entire square I gave him into his little mouth in one bite which he quickly figured out wasn’t such a good idea! As for my friends with very strong opinions on what is and isn’t kugel, most of them gave this their stamp of approval.


Noodle Kugel

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  • 2 Cup Eggs Noodles
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup cottage cheese
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp agave nectar
  • 1/2 Tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup raisins


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook for 5-7 minutes. You want them to be tender, but firm.
  • Strain the water off the noodles and place them in a large bowl.
  • Add the butter and toss the noodles so they’re evenly coated.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place the eggs, cottage cheese, sour cream, agave and cinnamon in a food processor or blender and pulse to combine throughly.
  • Pour the liquid mixture over the noodles, add the raisins, and stir to coat.
  • Pour the noodle mixture into a 9 x 9 greased baking dish.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool and cut into square pieces.
  • Serve.


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 30mg | Sugar: 4g Did you make this recipe?Mention @Weelicious or tag #weelicious!

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