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Makeover Noodle Kugel

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing

Makes

15 servings

We think you'll feel good about serving this fabulous brunch dish, now that it's lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. —Cathy Tang, Redmond, Washington
Makeover Noodle Kugel Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) yolk-free noodles
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups 1% cottage cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon graham cracker crumbs (about 3 whole crackers)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Toss with butter; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cottage cheese, sugar, eggs, egg substitute, sour cream and ricotta cheese until well blended. Stir in noodles.
  3. Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine cracker crumbs and butter; sprinkle over top.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 271 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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