Creamy Herbed Noodles

Author: Canadian Living

Kids love creamy noodles, so this recipe couldn't be better. It only takes minutes to prepare in the morning to put into a heatproof container for warming in the school's microwave. Cream cheese comes in many different flavours so use your child's favourite.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups curly medium egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup herbed cream cheese
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper chopped

Method

In saucepan, bring stock, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) water, salt and pepper to boil; stir in noodles. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender but firm, about 5 minutes. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in red pepper. Cover and let stand until sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 628 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 270.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 19.0
  • Vitamin C 40.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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