Buttered Noodles with Toasted Sage

Buttered Noodles with Toasted Sage

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Serving: 10 Servings

Serve these buttery noodles as a delicious and attractive side to roast chicken or pork tenderloin, and garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a few turns of black pepper.


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced sage leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped rosemary
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 pound wide egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the noodles ‘al dente’ according to package direction, drain and then place back into the pot.
  2. In the meantime, melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a sauté pan over medium heat; add the sage, sauté until crisp and then remove from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add an additional 1 tablespoon of butter to the pan and then cook the garlic for 1 minute. Pour in the stock and boil the mixture for 8 minutes.
  4. Top the cooked pasta with the stock mixture, remaining butter, 1/2 cup of the cheese and a few pinches of salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine and then serve immediately topped with the remaining cheese and garnished with the sautéed sage.


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