Egg Noodles Substitutes

This article provides an overview of egg noodles, what it tastes like, their availability, alternative names, and of course what other ingredients make egg noodles substitutes.

What are Egg Noodles?

Egg noodles are an egg and flour-based dough, that are usually wide, flat, and yellow in color. You can buy egg noodles fresh or dry and they are a staple in Asian, Turkish, Jewish, and German cuisines. The most popular egg noodle dishes include chow mein, spƤtzle and stroganoff.

What do Egg Noodles taste like?

Egg noodles have a slightly savory and salty taste, from the addition of eggs in the dough, which distinguishes them from other dried pasta and noodles.

Are Egg Noodles readily available in Supermarkets?

Egg noodles should be readily available in supermarkets, they will be found in the world foods aisle or with other dried noodles and pasta.

What are some alternative names for Egg Noodles?

Egg noodles may be referred to as Chinese noodles, they are the same thing.

What is a good substitute for Egg Noodles in recipes?

Luckily, there are a number of great substitutes for egg noodles. These include:

  • The best substitute for egg noodles would be rice noodles or ribbon pasta, such as linguine or Tagliatelle. They all taste relatively similar, depending on which dish you are making
  • If you are making an Asian dish, you can easily swap for another starch such as rice or vermicelli