Noodle Stuffing Recipe
As the holiday season unfolds, there's an air of anticipation and joy. What better way to amplify the festive cheer than by introducing a unique dish to your holiday table? Enter Noodle Stuffing – a delightful twist to traditional holiday meals, promising a flavorful experience that's sure to leave your guests raving.
Mrs. Miller's Old Fashioned Fine Noodles: A Nod to Tradition:
In the spirit of honoring traditions, let's pay homage to Mrs. Miller's Old Fashioned Fine Noodles. These noodles aren't just a pantry staple; they're a culinary legacy. With a texture that dances between silkiness and resilience, they bring a nostalgic touch to every dish. Incorporating them into your Noodle Stuffing is like inviting an old friend to join the holiday feast.
Fresh Veggies: A Colorful Symphony on Your Plate:
Picture this – a vibrant symphony of colors adorning your holiday table. That's the magic fresh veggies bring to Noodle Stuffing. From the crisp allure of celery and carrots to the earthy richness of mushrooms, the selection process is akin to curating a palette of colors for a culinary masterpiece. Beyond their visual appeal, these veggies bring a nutritional powerhouse to the table, infusing the Noodle Stuffing with vitamins and antioxidants.
Herbs: Elevating Festive Flavors:
No holiday dish is complete without the aromatic dance of herbs. Sage’s sweet notes and thyme's subtle earthiness; these herbs add layers of complexity, turning our Noodle Stuffing into a symphony of tastes. The aromatic dance of herbs with Mrs. Miller's Fine Noodles is where ordinary meets extraordinary.
Muffin Pan Magic: Transforming the Ordinary:
Now, let's defy convention with the humble muffin pan. This unassuming kitchen tool takes center stage, providing the perfect vessel for our culinary magic. The muffin pan not only ensures individual portions but also imparts a delightful crispness to the edges, enhancing the overall dining experience. Prepare to be amazed as the ordinary becomes extraordinary.
As you bring the Noodle Stuffing to your holiday table, you're not just serving a dish; you're presenting a creation that reflects the warmth and joy of the season. With Mrs. Miller's Old Fashioned Fine Noodles as your culinary canvas, you've embarked on a festive journey that goes beyond taste – it's about creating lasting memories and savoring the magic of the holidays, one delightful bite at a time.
- Prep Time20 min
- Cook Time29 min
- Total Time49 min
- ½ Bag Mrs. Miller's Old Fashioned Fine Noodles
- 2 TBS Vegetable Oil
- 1 Large Onion, sliced
- 2 Medium or 3 Small Carrots, diced
- 3 Stalks Celery, cut into 1/4 inch slices
- ½ Bag of Cranberries
- 10-12 oz Mushrooms, sliced
- 1 TBS Fresh Sage, chopped
- 1 TBS Fresh Thyme
- 4 TBS Butter, melted
- 2 Large Eggs, beaten
- Salt, to taste
- Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 375˚F
In a large pot, boil Mrs. Miller’s Old Fashioned Fine Noodles according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
Heat the vegetable oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion, celery, carrots, and cranberries and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, sage, and thyme and cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally, or until most of the liquid in the pan has evaporated and the mushrooms have softened. Let mixture cool.
In a large bowl, combine the cooled mixture with the noodles, melted butter, beaten eggs, salt and pepper. Toss until thoroughly incorporated.
Using tongs, portion pasta mixture into prepared muffin cups, twisting pasta to form even nests. Fill each cup about ⅔ way full. Bake until centers are set and tops are golden brown, about 30 minutes, rotating tin halfway through baking.
Let nests cool in pan for about 5 minutes. Run small knife around edge to remove each nest.