I love to cook and try new foods and recipes. I try to do my best to incorporate healthy foods, but sometimes I need a little comfort food.
Schenken Noodle Recipe - An Old Family Recipe
March is National Noodle Month in the United States (who knew?). For those who want to celebrate it, here is a ham and noodle recipe for you.
It is also very timely as a lot of people make a ham for Easter. This is a great recipe for using leftover ham.
My German grandmother used to make schenken noodle for us as a main dish meal. Served with a salad or vegetable on the side it becomes well balanced.
It is super easy to make and very tasty.
I am going to give you two different variations -- pick whichever suits your purpose.
Schenken Noodle Recipe
This is a nice comfort food. Easy to make and child enjoyable.
The recipe pictured was made with whole wheat noodles instead of the traditional egg noodles. Try it with you favorite noodles.
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- 10 oz uncooked egg noodles
- 1 cup of milk
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups chopped or finely cubed ham
- cooking spray or butter
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- In a large pot boil salted water and add noodles. Cook according to package instructions. Drain.
- In a large bowl, add ham, 3 beaten eggs with milk and mix. Add the noodles and stir.
- Pour into an oven proof casserole greased dish and cook for 30 minutes. The dish should be shallow enough that the liquid covers the noodles.
- Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes, before serving.
Step By Step Schenken Noodle Pictures
Schenken Noodle Recipe - Method Of Cooking #2
Sometimes, my grandmother would make the schenken noodle on top of the stove -- particularly if she was using up leftover noodles. This is also the best way to heat up Schenken Noodle made with Method #1.
This recipe tastes richer, due to the butter in the pan.
This is a nice breakfast dish. If you like you can add an extra scramble egg over the noodles as you heat them to make even more of a breakfast dish.
You can also make about 1/4 of the recipe and make it a quick serving for one.
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- 10 oz noodles
- 3 beaten eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 2 cups cubed or diced ham
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- In a heavy skillet melt butter. Add ham and cooked noodles and stir until the mixture is heated -- about 10 minutes. Pour mixture of beaten eggs and milk over the noodles and stir for about 5 minutes until the egg is cooked.
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Shinichi Mine from Tokyo, Japan on September 25, 2013:
Sounds simple and delicious!
Erin Mellor from Europe on September 15, 2013:
When I cycled through Germany and Austria I was surprised how common noodles were as a dish, I soon got used to that and often crave those Germanic recipes. I'm not a big ham eater but I'm sure I can adapt this one to work for me, thanks.
sukkran trichy from Trichy/Tamil Nadu on March 31, 2013:
sounds yummy. thanks for sharing new varieties of recipes.
anonymous on July 26, 2012:
Oh my goodness. I need to go eat something. This looks so yummy! :)
julieannbrady on April 16, 2012:
We used to eat lots and lots of noodles as children ... our grandma was always making homemade noodles. Yumm, I say!
MelonyVaughan on April 14, 2012:
Yummy! Can't wait to try this recipe.
Lorelei Cohen from Canada on April 06, 2012:
Oh this schenken noodle recipe looks like it fell straight from heaven. How wonderfully you have displayed this delicious looking heritage recipe. Yummy.
JoshK47 on April 05, 2012:
Sounds pretty tasty!
Jules Corriere from Jonesborough TN on April 01, 2012:
Delicious looking recipe. I had something like this when I lived in Germany. Congratulations on being one of the top lenses for Silly Celebrations in March. Blessed!
anonymous on March 26, 2012:
Schenken Noodle is delicious!
WriterJanis2 on March 25, 2012:
Love that you gave a couple of variations of the recipe.