This post was sponsored by No Yolks as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
Let’s talk about comfort food. It means something different to everyone, but to me, comfort food usually comes down to those dishes that my mom leaned on during my childhood. Simple sides, like rice, green peas, or egg noodles. Mom’s egg noodles were usually pretty straightforward. She would toss them with salted butter and then pour them into a bowl alongside an equally simple but delicious main dish, like roasted salmon or ratatouille with white beans.
Buttered egg noodles still make me happy all these years later, and I’m delighted but hardly surprised that my son enjoys them just as much as I do. His preferred egg noodle topping is melted butter and grated parmesan cheese. I much prefer butter, garlic, and scallions, but to each his own.
When I had the opportunity to work with No Yolks on a series of sponsored recipe posts I jumped on it. I can’t begin to estimate how many times I’ve reached for a bag of egg noodles while racking my brain for dinner ideas. No Yolks is a brand I have probably used about a million times. No Yolks egg noodles cook up smooth, firm, and fluffy, just the way my inner child expects them to be.
While I adore eating egg noodles in their nearly naked glory (with butter, salt, and pepper, that is) these noodles are surprisingly versatile. I’ve included them in countless weekday meals, and they’ve been especially useful for using up my seasonal garden or CSA veggies. Egg noodles pair well with almost anything, from cheesy noodle casseroles, to light vegetable soups, or even Asian flavored stir-fry. No Yolks Egg Noodles come in a variety of cuts too, making them suitable for pretty much any noodle-based dish you can imagine.
No Yolk Egg Noodles also have some fairly virtuous nutritional cred. Since they are made with egg whites they have no cholesterol AND are low in both fat and sodium. Egg noodles also contain a good amount of protein, which is a good thing for me, since that’s something I have a particularly hard time getting into my son’s diet.
But I digress, on to the noodles!! The following recipe is my favorite way to enjoy a bowl full of egg noodles. Honestly, melted butter with salt and pepper will leave me pleased as punch, but a little extra effort makes what feels like a more substantial dish. With the addition of green peas and a quick compound butter, this simple bowl of noodles becomes totally lunch (or dinner) worthy.
My Favorite Buttered Egg Noodles
Makes about two servings
- 4 ounces Extra Broad No Yolks Egg Noodles
- 1/3 cup green peas (fresh or frozen)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons minced scallion
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Add a large pinch of salt, then egg noodles. Stir well.
- Boil noodles for 6 minutes, then add green peas.
- Boil for another 2 – 4 minutes, until desired firmness is achieved. Drain noodles.
- Melt butter and mix with scallion and garlic powder.
- Toss hot noodles with butter mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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