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Vegetarian

Butternut Lasagna

If you’re looking for a nice, fall- or holiday-inspired main dish, try this vegetarian lasagna. Layers of sliced butternut squash, puréed pumpkin, crème fraîche, fontina, noodles, and sage make this a decadent dish worthy of Thanksgiving or dinner for friends.

Yield: 10 to 12 servings Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Soups

Jamy’s Thai Chicken Soup (Chicken Khao Soi)

Poach chicken thighs in a broth of homemade curry paste, coconut milk, and chicken broth, add egg noodles and fish sauce, and top with onions, bean sprouts, cilantro stems, chili oil, and lime wedges.

Serve with an Austrian Grüner Veltliner.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 1 1/2 hours
Soups

Pork Ramen

This is described as the “everyman’s ramen.” The broth of apples, garlic, ginger, onions, and pork comes together in a few hours. Maruchan ramen, found in every grocery store, is fine, but quality noodles make a big difference.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 3 hours
Vegetarian

Curried Udon Noodle Stir-Fry

Stir fry onion, ginger, bell peppers, chiles, and broccoli, and serve over udon noodles with a curry and garam masala sauce.

Yield: 2 to 3 servings Total time: 30 minutes
Pasta

Lee’s Fideo

These short noodles, toasted and then cooked until tender in a broth of tomato sauce and cumin, are a classic Mexican comfort food dish.

Yield: 2 to 3 servings Total time: 20 minutes
Soups

Beefy Spaghetti Soup

From browning the ground beef to cooking the spaghetti noodles, this soup is made entirely in the microwave. The carrots and green beans add a serving of veggies to a kid-friendly meal.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 45 minutes
Beef

Skillet Beef “Stew” with Noodles

This is one of my favorite weekday dishes. The noodles and the meaty sauce undo whatever damage was done over the course of the workday.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 30 minutes