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The Best Ever Classic Jewish Noodle Kugel

Jewish Soul Food

"This is the classic noodle kugel that my mom always made for Shabbat dinner. It is incredibly easy to make and tastes so good!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 313 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch pan)

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Watch Now
  2. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the egg noodles, and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink. Watch Now
  3. Place noodles in a large bowl. Mix margarine into the noodles until melted. Stir in the eggs, sugar, applesauce, and vanilla extract. Pour noodle mixture into a 9x13 inch baking pan, then sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover baking pan with aluminum foil. Watch Now
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Uncover the kugel and bake until golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 313 calories; 10.8 g fat; 47 g carbohydrates; 7.5 g protein; 93 mg cholesterol; 119 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Exactly what I was looking for! Sweet, creamy, with a nice vanilla flavor. I sometimes add raisins. You can decrease the sugar if desired to 1/2 cup and it's still great.

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not bad. This is compared to a favorite recipe from an experienced Jewish caterer though, not sure if it's fair. I really would take the time to use fresh grated apples in place of the applesau...

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Exactly what I was looking for! Sweet, creamy, with a nice vanilla flavor. I sometimes add raisins. You can decrease the sugar if desired to 1/2 cup and it's still great.

Mmmm... Very good and makes the whole house smell delicious but I modified it by adding 2 tablespoons cinnamon into the mix, chopped pecans, white raisins, and I had to add a little more butter ...

Thank you for this simple recipe. I wanted to make a kugel with ingredients I already had in the house. I just finished making it. It tastes very close to the kugel my Bubby used to make. I can'...

Best kugel ever! Would maybe add raisins as a variation and a little more cinnnamon in the middle. Wonder if brown sugar would be just as good as white sugar...not sure but will try this one...

not bad. This is compared to a favorite recipe from an experienced Jewish caterer though, not sure if it's fair. I really would take the time to use fresh grated apples in place of the applesau...

This Kugel recipe is great! I substituted grated Bosc pears and currants for the applesauce.

Tasted good but too dry. Haven't tried any variations.

Excellent. I love that it is low fat - no cheese. Added raisins and it was wonderful.

Yummy, sweet noodle treat! I've never eaten kugel before so I have no experience with how this *should* taste, but I made it exactly as written and it came out delicious! (although I reduced the...