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Catholic Recipe: Noodles with Croutons and Poppy Seeds


  • 1 cup 1/2-inch bread cubes
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fine noodles
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds
  • salt and pepper


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: N/A

Cost: n/a

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Origin: Hungary


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This is a simple side dish of egg noodles, flavored with poppy seeds and homemade croutons. A wonderful dish.


To make croutons, fry bread cubes in hot oil, stirring with fork until brown and crisp. Drain on paper toweling. Cook noodles as directed on package; drain; rinse with hot water; add melted butter or margarine, croutons, and poppy seeds; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss with fork to mix thoroughly. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965