Savory Noodle Kugel

Recipe by shells75
READY IN: 1hr 30mins


  • 8
    ounces noodles
  • 4 -5
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2
    large onions, chopped
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 12 - 1
    teaspoon paprika, depending on taste,plus
  • extra paprika, for sprinkling
  • 2
    large eggs, beaten well


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook noodles uncovered in a large pot of boiling salted water over high heat about 4 minutes or until nearly tender but firmer than usual.
  • Drain, rinse with cold water, then drain well again.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Heat 3 to 4 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add onions and saute about 20 minutes or until very tender and light brown, (but not burned!) stirring occasionally.
  • Add salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon paprika, and saute about 5 minutes or until well browned.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Stir onion mixture into noodles.
  • Adjust seasoning, mixture should be seasoned generously.
  • Add eggs and mix well.
  • Oil a 2 quart baking dish and add noodle mixture.
  • Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon oil, then dust with paprika.
  • Bake uncovered 1 hour or until set.
  • Serve from baking dish.