How to Build a Better Bowl of Noodles

The Cooking Light guide to transforming plain noodles into exciting, festive one-dish feasts

The International Noodle Bowl

The International Noodle Bowl

The noodle bowl is the world’s most perfect one-dish meal. Noodles are cheap, nourishing, easy to prepare, and versatile, blending with a multitude of foods and flavors. These recipes showcase some of the tastiest versions we’ve had the pleasure of slurping. Use them as a starting point, then experiment.

Success boils down to three basic elements: 

  • The noodles
  • The sauce
  • The extras

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