Who doesn't love a good classic comfort noodle side dish? There's something about creamy, buttery, and lightly savory noodles that's so relaxing when you eat them and the simple flavor keeps you coming back for more. This version of buttered noodles is one of my favorite easy and quick side dishes to make when I don't feel like cooking rice with my dinner. This recipe also is one of my brother's favorite recipes and he always gets excited whenever I cook it as a side to my Easy Baked Savory Rotisserie Chicken. I'm happy to share my buttered noodles recipe and I hope it becomes a staple recipe in your house as well! If you don't want to make buttered noodles as a side dish, its also delicious with chicken, beef, or sauteed vegetables added to it as well!
-4 oz. or 2 cups wide egg noodles
-1/2 cup reserved pasta water
-6 tbs. butter or margarine
-black pepper to taste
-Lawry's Seasoned Salt to taste
-fresh parsley to taste (opt)
-1 liquid measuring cup
In a large pot, bring about 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook according to package directions, Using a big spoon, carefully scoop out 1/4 cup of the pasta water into a liquid measuring cup.
Drain the pasta then add back to the pot it was cooked in. Mix in the butter, water, and all seasonings until the pasta gets creamy. Serve as a side dish to your favorite chicken, turkey, or beef dish or as a main dish with vegetables and/or meat added to it. Enjoy!
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