Using low-fat dairy products reduces the calories in this noodle dessert.

Serves 12

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound wide egg noodles
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 16 ounces low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 cups nonfat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 whole eggs and 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds

Directions:

Heat oven to 375 F. Lightly grease 9 X 13-inch baking dish.

Boil the noodles for 4 to 5 minutes. Pour noodles into colander, then rinse and drain. Pour into a large bowl. Blend remaining ingredients except raisins and almonds. Combine the creamy sauce with noodles, and stir in the raisins. Pour into baking dish. Top with almonds.

Bake until kugel is set and top is golden brown, about 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 1/12 of recipe
  • Total carbohydrate: 31 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 287 mg
  • Saturated fat: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3 g
  • Total fat: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 93 mg
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Calories: 257
  • Dairy foods low-fat or fat-free: 1
  • Fats and oils: 1
  • Grains and grain products: 2
  • Meats poultry and fish: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 2
  • Fats: 1
  • Protein and dairy: 1/2
  • Fats: 1
  • Meat and meat substitutes: 1
  • Starches: 2
Last Updated: 2015-12-04
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