How to Bake Easy Oven Noodles

Cooking noodles in the oven frees up stove top space. Pop a main dish alongside the noodles and you'll have an easy oven dinner in no time and save energy.

Ingredients

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 325ºF/170ºC.
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    Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
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    Spray a 1 1/2-quart (1.4 liter) casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
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    Add the egg noodles to the casserole dish.
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    Sprinkle the noodles with salt.
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    Add the margarine to the hot water.
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    Pour the hot water mixture over the noodles.
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    Push the noodles down into the hot water mixture with a spoon.
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    Cover and bake until the egg noodles are tender. This should take between 35 to 40 minutes.
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    Serves 4.

Tips

  • If you want a speedy meal, consider Pot Noodle or any other proprietary instant noodle. These can be prepared simply by boiling a kettle and waiting.
  • Couscous is a great alternative to noodles as a side dish and again, can be made in a bowl with hot water - no stove required.

Things You'll Need

  • Saucepan
  • Baking dish
  • Spoon
  • Oven mitts

Sources and Citations

  • Recipe rewritten from a recipe found at Recipelink.com. The original recipe was found in the Betty Crocker booklet: Easy Oven Meals, #7, December 1984-January 1985.

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