Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins
A great side dish that is very simple to prepare. Just a nice twist to the normal noodle side dish for a meal. Makes four nice sized servings. I found this in the Simple & Delicious magazine submitted by J. Smith
- 1 1⁄2 cups egg noodles (measure before cooking)
- 2 slices bacon, diced
- 2 teaspoons sweet onions, finely chopped
- 6 1⁄2 teaspoons flour
- 3⁄4 teaspoon sodium-free seasoning (I used garlic pepper blend)
- 1⁄8 teaspoon salt (if desired, I skipped this)
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper (more or less as desired)
- 1 1⁄4 cups 1% low-fat milk
- 9 ounces baby spinach leaves (fresh leaves)
- 3⁄4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
- Cook noodles according to package directions.
- Meanwhile in a large skillet cook diced bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Use a slotted spoon to remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
- Stir the flour, seasoning blend,and salt & pepper into the pan drippings until blended; gradually add the milk, whisking well. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- Add spinach and cook and stir until spinach is wilted.
- Drain noodles and transfer to a serving dish. Add spinach mixture and top with grated Parmesan cheese, tossing to combine. Sprinkle with bacon and onion mixture.
- Serve immediately.
This was delicious. I did add a bit of salt. Made for Everyday Holiday Tag game. :)
These noodles were very good! My DH thought they were extremely tasty and he went back for seconds and thirds. However, my DD thought they were needed more salt. Made for Potluck tag!