Haluski - A simple,rustic and traditional dish made with fried cabbage and noodles. Pure, delicious comfort food!

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If you’re a regular here on A Family Feast, then you’ve probably become quite accustomed to seeing recipes that originated from my husband Jack’s side of the family! But today, we’re sharing a recipe inspired by MY side of the family – this simple and delicious dish called Haluski, or Fried Cabbage and Noodles.

I grew up in a large household with both parents from Polish descent. Every Sunday afternoon was spent visiting my Babci and Dzaidzi (my grandmother and grandfather on my mother’s side). As part of the visit we always enjoyed a simple and very delicious meal – including dishes like this fried cabbage and noodles!

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Haluski - A simple,rustic and traditional dish made with fried cabbage and noodles. Pure, delicious comfort food!

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Almost everyone who grew up in a family of Eastern European descent has enjoyed this simple, rustic dish – cabbage and onions fried in butter (I think it’s best when the cabbage and onions are slightly browned and caramelized), then tossed with egg noodles, salt and pepper. Some versions also include caraway seed, slices of kielbasa, or salt pork – but we decided to use pancetta, which added really fantastic flavor to the traditional haluski recipe!

This is pure, delicious comfort food – and it’s best with a great egg noodle like No Yolks®!

Haluski - A simple,rustic and traditional dish made with fried cabbage and noodles. Pure, delicious comfort food!

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No Yolks® brand noodles are cholesterol-free and they always cook up smooth, firm, and delicious – and it was the perfect choice for our Haluski recipe! No Yolks® egg noodles come in a variety of sizes that always cook up right, and for an even healthier option, No Yolks® noodles are now available in Whole Grain too.

 

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Haluski (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pancetta, diced small (or bacon if you prefer)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups onion, diced
  • 1 ½ pounds green cabbage, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 ounces dry No Yolks® egg noodles, any size noodle

Instructions

  1. In a medium to large skillet, over medium high heat, cook pancetta in 2 tablespoons of butter until crisp. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes. Add 2 more tablespoons butter, cabbage, salt and pepper, cover and once mixture is hot, reduce to medium and cook for ten minutes.
  2. While cabbage mixture is cooking, cook No Yolks® noodles according to package direction and drain.
  3. Once cabbage is tender, remove cover and add drained noodles.
  4. Add remaining butter and cook to bring to serving temperature.
  5. Season with additional salt and pepper as desired. (Lots of black pepper is traditional!)

 

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  • Christie wrote:

    I make this all the time. I never knew it had a name! Yours looks better than mine. LOL Pinned!

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks so much Christie!

  • Julie wrote:

    Cottage Cheese & Noodles

    • WMC wrote:

      We make this all the time– We call it lukshon. So yummy. My partner loves her’s with ketchup and I like mine with tons of pepper!

  • The Food Hunter wrote:

    This looks delicious. I can easily eat the entire bowl 🙂

  • Angie wrote:

    What wonderful comfort food, this would make a perfect busy weeknight dinner!

  • Kate @ Diethood wrote:

    Oh mah goodness… this looks really good! My kinda meal for sure!

  • Cookin Canuck wrote:

    I have never tried haluski before but I can tell from looking at your pictures that I wouldn’t be able to stop eating it!

  • Smitha @ RunningwithSDMom wrote:

    I love stroganoff! I also like egg noodles in my chicken noodle soup. And this one looks amazing. I love cabbage!

  • Smitha @ RunningwithSDMom wrote:
  • [email protected] Mom wrote:

    Love that you used pancetta, yum and i love fried cabbage too!

  • Ginny McMeans wrote:

    You are such a pro with your cabbage and noodles. It looks absolutely fantastic!

  • Lisa Brown wrote:

    a simple tuna and noodle casserole
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  • Julie Wood wrote:

    Your dish looks so delicious! I will have to make it!
    I love making my Crockpot Chicken and Noodles Recipe. It is so delicious-especially with No Yolks Noodles!
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  • Mami2jcn wrote:

    I love Kielbasa with no yolks noodles.

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    tweet–https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/559769146880446464

  • Dana N wrote:

    homemade chicken noodle soup! Just made some with No Yolks yesterday…..

  • Angie | Big Bear’s Wife wrote:

    I made haluski for the first time a few years ago for Thanksgiving! haha I can’t wait to give your version a try!

  • Ashley @ Wishes & Dishes wrote:

    Ok, this looks amazing! Can this please be my lunch? My favorite would have to be beef stroganoff!

  • Kelly D wrote:

    I like to make Turkey Casserole with No Yolks Noodles.

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  • Susan McFarland wrote:

    My grandma use to make this. I would make it and take into work. Love this and my Slovak ancestory.

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    My favorite No Yolks® comfort food is the One-Pot Garden Chicken and Noodles or beef stroganoff.

  • Stephanie wrote:

    i love making beef stroganoff with noodles!

  • Elena wrote:

    I like to make tuna noodle casserole

  • nicole dz wrote:

    My favorite No Yolks comfort food is always some good old chicken noodle soup.

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  • Jessica To wrote:

    My favorite is chicken noodle soup.

  • heather wrote:

    My favorite comfort food using No Yolks is beef stroganoff and their noodles.

  • Stephanie @ Back for Seconds wrote:

    This looks so good. Total comfort food!

  • Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) wrote:

    This looks so comforting!

  • Paula – bell’alimento wrote:

    Since I’m crazy about cabbage I know I’d love this!

  • Renee – Kudos Kitchen wrote:

    Being that I’m of Eastern European descent (and my taste buds are proof of that), this recipe has my name written all over it! I can’t wait to try this. I’m actually comforted just by looking at the photos and seeing the ingredient list.

  • Lora @cakeduchess wrote:

    My mom is Eastern European, so I grew up eating this lovely cabbage dish (and stuffed cabbage…another fave!). Yours looks fantastic and love the addition of pancetta!!

  • Bea wrote:

    This sounds so delicious and comforting. Love it.

    My favorite way to top No Yolk egg noodles is with a creamy mushroom gravy.

  • steve weber wrote:

    I would serve a nice piece of chicken over these noodles.

  • Stacey B wrote:

    My favorite dish to make with it is beef stroganaff!

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  • Nutmeg Nanny wrote:

    Total yumminess! I love the combo on noodles and cabbage….delicious!

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  • OFG wrote:

    Beef stroganoff! I haven’t made it in a long time and after thinking about No Yolks I’m excited about making it again soon!

  • Heather / girlichef wrote:

    Oh my gosh – YES! I love this ultimate comfort food. We’ve always made it with bacon, but I am so going the route of pancetta next time, it sounds absolutely delicious.

  • [email protected] Food Ramblings wrote:

    That looks delicious- I love anything with egg noodles 😉

  • kellie @ The Suburban Soapbox wrote:

    I LOVE fried cabbage! I never thought to add noodles to it, totally doing this soon!

  • Susan wrote:

    My mother gave me a similar recipe ……… she called it “Polish Noodles”. She used loose sausage for the meat but the rest of the recipe is basically the same. We love it!! 🙂

  • Rose | The Clean Dish wrote:

    My mom is from Croatia and I grew up with similar dishes! Seriously delicious. It brings back memories for me! I noticed a lot of similarities between the Croatian, Polish and Hungarian cuisine!

  • Charlotte Gant wrote:

    I like to make home made beef stroganoff. No yolk noodles are perfect and hold up to the reheating. Don’t get mushy.

  • Susan Smith wrote:

    My favorite No Yolks comfort food would have to be beef stroganoff!

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  • robin wrote:

    We always use the no yolk noodles. Good sales at the store. I make a balsamic chicken that has tomatoes and green chiles. Yummy sauce to have on the noodles.

  • Cathy wrote:

    I use No Yolks all the time for a passed-down family favorite that we call “Noodle Pleaser”. In fact, the hubby and I just finished the leftovers last night. It’s a layered dish made of spaghetti sauce with hamburger and other seasonings, sour cream & cream cheese, No Yolks (of course) and topped with cheddar cheese. Oh so good!

  • Patty wrote:

    My favorite recipe using No Yolks noodles is definitely haluski. I make it alot especially in the cold winter months. Never used pancetta though, will have to try it the next time!

  • Patty wrote:

    My grandmother “Babba” and mother made this all the time but instead of noodles they made cottage cheese/egg drop dumplings (teaspoon full into boiling water). I loved it. Thanks for reminding me to make it again. They called it halushki.

  • Linda C. wrote:

    Love Beef Stroganoff.

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  • Susan P wrote:

    I’m Hungarian and growing up we had this dish many times. I don’t think I’ve had it in 40 years. Wow. Does it bring back memories. I haven’t thought about it, but now I’m going to make it very soon. Thanks for the recipe. I always loved it.

  • sandra wrote:

    maybe tuna noodle

  • Michele wrote:

    Thanks for reminding me how delicious noodles and cabbage are. I just love this recipe.

  • Katie wrote:

    My favorite use for NO YOLK noodles is with Turkey Tetrazini – San Francisco style 😉

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    Love this recipe. Will make again and again.

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  • Cynthia C wrote:

    My mom used to make fried cabbage and noodles all the time. My favorite noodle dish is vegetable beef soup with noodles.

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  • Amanda @ The Kitcheneer wrote:

    Now this looks like dinner tonight! My kind of pasta dish!

  • Mary Baker wrote:

    I like your Fried Cabbage and noodles, and also like it with Smoked Kielbasa! My aunt was Polish and I loved her cooking!

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  • rachel wrote:

    I’m a sucker for my mom’s beef stroganoff. Love all the mushrooms in it!

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    mmm I love a creamy chicken noodle casserole.

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    I like chicken noodle soup

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    Chicken NOoodle Casserole

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    i like noyolk Noodles and Stir-Fried Shrimp Medley

  • Tracy wrote:

    Favorite recipe with No Yolk noodles has got to be cabbage and noodles. I never knew it was called Haluski!! And I agree, the more black pepper…the better is gets. I’ve been know to sprinkle in some hot red pepper flakes on occasion. I love spicy!

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    My favorite recipe from their site is Easy Beef Stroganoff.

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    Can’t wait to try your easy and delicious looking recipe. My favorite noodle go-to is Tuna Noodle Casserole which I eat with lots of potato chips mixed in for salty crunch.

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    My favorite No Yolks® comfort food is chicken noodle casserole

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    I really enjoy just plain Egg Yolks and butter.
    We use Egg Yolks in lots of our dishes. Soups, casseroles or just as a side dish with butter.
    Thanks so much.

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  • nickie wrote:

    I like tuna casserolle

  • BusyWorkingMama wrote:

    My favorite noodle comfort food is chicken noodle soup. Great recipe you created!

  • Emily Morelli wrote:

    My favorite comfort food with No Yolks® is Beef Stroganoff.

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    There are so many yummy, warm, comforting foods to make with these noodles 🙂 One of my favorites is to make a chicken alfredo with lots of veggies! 🙂

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    tuna casserole – kids fave!
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  • Jimmy wrote:

    I like to use No Yolks noodles in chicken noodle soup.

  • Debbi Wellenstein wrote:

    My favorite No Yolks comfort food will be my mother’s chicken noodle soup with dumplings!

  • Sarah Hirsch wrote:

    I would use the Creamy Garlic Butter Chicken sauce to make a chicken cutlet and vegetable dish.

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    I really like chicken no yolk noodle soup.

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    Beef Stroganoff would be my favorite NO Yolks comfort food!

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    My favorite No Yolks® comfort food is Beef stroganoff with mushroom gravy!

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  • Ginger wrote:

    My favorite is Beef Stroganoff, but I can’t believe I’ve never heard of this! My grandmother was Polish, and we had quite a few traditional dishes.

  • Laura S wrote:

    My favorite No Yolks noodle recipe is fried cabbage and noodles. I knew it was Polish but I had no idea what the name was, so thank you for that.

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  • Christina O wrote:

    My favorite is beef stroganoff, but after seeing this recipe it might be this now. I’m Polish and have these ingredients now.

  • Kimberly Hilbert wrote:

    Chicken noodle casserole is one of my favorite comfort foods with No Yolk egg noodles. These are also the only noodles I buy.

  • LAMusing wrote:

    I like plain hot buttered noodles with parmesan.

  • Norma wrote:

    My favorite comfort food is homemade chicken noodle soup!

  • carolyn g wrote:

    my favorite comfort noodle food is beef strogonoff

  • kjasus wrote:

    i love tuna casserole

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  • MelissaO wrote:

    I love anything made with noodles, but I especially like to prepare a chicken and broccoli casserole…makes tons of leftovers!

  • ashley C wrote:

    We love making beef stroganoff with egg noodles!

  • joni wrote:

    Buttered noodles with sprinkle cheese.

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    I love making beef strogonoff with egg noodles.

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    I use egg noodles to make cream of chicken noodles with tuna and peas. The whole family loves it, and it’s super quick and easy to make.

  • Denise L wrote:

    I like to use No Yolks to make beef & noodles in mushroom gravy.

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  • Ashley H wrote:

    Beef tips and noodles.

  • Elle wrote:

    My favorite comfort food with No Yolks noodles would be chicken noodle soup which is perfect for the cold winter months.

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  • Nicole wrote:

    Fettucine Alfredo is my favorite No Yolks Noodles comfort food.

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    I love a black pepper and mushroom noodle kugel that my friend taught me to make!

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    My favorite is chicken noodle soup.
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  • sherri crawford wrote:

    my family loves chicken and noodles (soup)

  • Richard Hicks wrote:

    One of my favorites is Sweet Potato and Apple Kugel.

    • jessica wrote:

      I like egg noodles with beef stroganoff

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  • tina reynolds wrote:

    I love making chicken noodle soup. This looks so good would be great to make for my husband

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  • Debbie B wrote:

    i like beef tips served over no yolks noodles

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  • Kathleen wrote:

    My favorite is Tuna Casserole

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    i love chicken and noodle

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  • Kerry wrote:

    Chicken noodle soup!

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  • joe gersch wrote:

    i like tuna noodle casserole

  • Michelle H. wrote:

    I have used these noodles in my homemade chicken soup.

  • Lisa Garner wrote:

    My favorite No Yokes comfort food is Beef Noodle Casserole.

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  • Shannon wrote:

    I just made chicken noodle soup with No Yokes this weekend! Perfect for this cold, snowy weather!

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    Chicken noodle soup!

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    My famous Beef n Noodles 🙂

  • Daniel M wrote:

    beef stroganoff with noodles

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    I have 2 favorite egg noodle dishes – sweet kugel and noodles with cottage cheese and butter…thank you for these yummy recipes

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    Beef stroganoff.

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    My favorite No Yolks comfort food is chicken noodles!

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    Beef stroganoff is my favorite dish.

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    chicken noodle soup with white meat and veggies

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    Chicken Noodle soup is the best comfort food!! [email protected]

  • angie wrote:

    I love using these noodles with left over chili on them. It is SO good!

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  • Betty C wrote:

    I’ve never tried haluski but it has all my favorite ingredients and I think it could easily become a family favorite.

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  • Lisa wrote:

    Chicken, Noodles, and Broccoli is my comfort food.

  • Ed wrote:

    Beef Stroganoff is my choice!

  • Ellie Wright wrote:

    My favorite is homemade creamy chicken noodle casserole.

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  • Bruce wrote:

    Fried noodles

  • Carolina Dhabolt wrote:

    Ham noodle soup!

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    My favorite No Yolks comfort food is also my family’s favorite: my homemade vegetable noodle soup. Made in the slow cooker? Even better!

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    I love to put No Yolks in my chicken soup

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    Beef Stroganoff.

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    I thinking the Easy Beef Stroganoff recipe could become a favorite comfort food if I substituted a soy protein for the beef.

  • Rosanne wrote:

    My favorite is Tuna Noodle casserole (the one with the chips in it.)

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  • Stephanie Galbraith wrote:

    I make chicken baked in cream of mushroom soup, then I serve it over buttered noodles.

  • Jerry Marquardt wrote:

    My no yolk recipe contained with cabbage is what I will be making for St. Patrick’s Day: corned beef and no yolk egg noodle and cabbage.

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  • Rajee Pandi wrote:

    saved your recipe love to try it love to make spicy tuna noodle

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    Fettucini alfredo is my favorite

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    I love no yolks mixed with broccoli and Parmesan cheese

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    I love tuna casserole

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    Chicken Noodle Soup is my favorite No Yolks comfort food.

  • Rachel wrote:

    My favorite No Yolks comfort food is noodle soup with extra veggies

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    Chicken Noodle soup

  • WHITNEY wrote:

    We always like a great chicken noodle soup in our house.

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    My favorite is chicken noodle soup.

  • heather c wrote:

    Butter and salt. I keep it simple when I need comfort. 🙂

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  • Thomas Murphy wrote:

    I like Beef Stroganaff with No Yolks.

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  • Angel Jacklyn wrote:

    I like chicken noodle soup using No Yolks! Thanks for the chance!

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  • Shana wrote:

    I like egg noodles with butter, salt & pepper

  • Suzanne S. wrote:

    I love rotisserie chicken with noodles and Alfredo sauce.

  • Lucia wrote:

    I am so sorry but you probably don’t know what Haluski are. I am from Slovakia and Halušky are our national food. This differs a lot from Halušky. Mainly, Halušky aren’t noodles or anything you can buy in a shop. If you want to eat Halušky you should make it at home. It is made by flour, boiled grated potatoes and salt. We serve it with Bryndza (special sheep cheese) and roasted bacon. Then it looks like this for example : http://www.afamilyfeast.com/haluski-fried-cabbage-noodles/#comments

    • Martha wrote:

      Thank you for writing to us Lucia! You are correct – our recipe is definitely more of an ‘Americanized’ and easier version of the recipe made with packaged noodles. The authentic recipe sounds amazing! Thanks so much for taking the time to write to us today!

      • Katarzyna wrote:

        Your recipe is not “Americanized” Halusky, because it has not a single ingredient matching. It is like making a pizza and calling it “italianized” hamburger. Those are just two, totally different dishes. What you have there, is closest to polish dish Lazanki. Lazanki are noodles (originally in squares, but it is just a shape) with cabbage and lardons. Someone who introduced you to this dish got the name wrong, and you are spreading misinformation further.

        • Martha wrote:

          Thank you for feedback Katarzyna!

  • Teresa wrote:

    Oh my gosh, my mom and grandma used to make this using homemade noodles. Love this stuff!

  • Refret wrote:

    this is one of our favorite dishes, but I do leave it in the pan a lot longer, until some of the noodles turn golden brown and have slight crunch to them. Everything becomes caramelized. Adding some pancetta sounds like a delicious idea!

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Refret! Great suggestion!

  • Jerri wrote:

    Sometimes my grandma would put sugar in instead of salt and pepper, for lunch… so good

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds interesting…and delicious Jerri! I’m definitely going to try that! Thanks for sharing!

  • Sheila Brown wrote:

    Outstanding! This will be on the menu tomorrow night! 🙂 Thank you!

    • Martha wrote:

      Hope you like the recipe as much as we do Sheila!

  • Marie Hill wrote:

    Yum! Growing up, we had haluski all the time! I recently started making this again. Now I must try with no yolk noodles…I’m sure it will be just as delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe so others can now try this.

    • Martha wrote:

      Hope you enjoy our recipe Marie!

  • Gail Trautman wrote:

    Noodles, cottage cheese and onion’s, this is delicious

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Gail!

  • Leigh wrote:

    Whats the nutritional facts?

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Leigh – We don’t calculate the nutritional information for our recipes. But there are lots of free online tools to calculate the nutritional information such as MyFitnessPal, etc – Hope that helps!

  • Kristen Gray wrote:

    Tried this dish last night. Live in Metro detroit and was at a pittsburg Steelers bar. One of the ladies there made it. Said it was a traditional dish when the steelers were in the play offs.
    My favorite no yolk noodle dish is a easy beef stroganoff lean beef tip caramelized onion a can our too of crean of mushroom simmer then add. A scoop of sour cream and serve over the no yolk wide egg noodles.

  • Patricia wrote:

    I just made the Haluski for dinner. My husband who only saws something when he doesn’t like something, filled up his plate a second time and said ” This is good,” with a smile. We are not even Polish! I did not have pancetta, so I sliced up a ham steak thinly. Your cooking time was perfect, not under nor over cooked! I turned the heat up high to brown it a bit before I added the noodles.

    We will definitely be having this again! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe!

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Patricia! Thank you so much for writing to us – we love hearing stories like yours and we’re thrilled that you (and your husband!) enjoyed the recipe. Ham is a great substitute – sounds delicious!

  • Bob B wrote:

    I’m confused, is this s a recipe site or a commercial for no yolk noodles???

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Bob – Thanks for your question! Our blog is free for you to visit and use our recipes as much as you’d like. Having said that, we do occasional sponsored posts (like this one) for which we are paid – this helps offset the expenses of providing free recipe access to our readers. We always state upfront when the post is sponsored so you can skip right down the recipe if you’d like. Hope that helps explain things – and I hope you enjoy the recipe!

  • Linda Wright wrote:

    My family likes beef stroganoff. Thanks.

  • Vincent Ray wrote:

    Justice discovered this dish at Gio’s BBQ near Clearfield, PA, and I asked my girlfriend to learn how to make it. This recipe is great!

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Vincent! We love it too! 🙂

  • May wrote:

    Looks amazing! Can we use chicken in this dish?

    • Martha wrote:

      Sure May! You can add chicken if you’d like!

  • Molly McGavern wrote:

    I’ve made Halushki many, many times in the past 51 years of marriage. My late Hungarian mother-in-law taught me how to make the authentic Hungarian version. Cooking the chopped cabbage in butter until it is almost caramelized, but no onion and no meat of any kind. After combining the cabbage and cooked noodles it is then flavored with nothing but sugar and cinnamon. I must admit the first time I ate it I wasn’t a fan but have grown to enjoy it immensely over the past decades. Just cabbage, noodles and flavorings. Give it a try.

    • Martha wrote:

      Thank you for sharing your family’s authentic recipe with us Molly! Can’t wait to try it!

  • Lulu wrote:

    I made this and it was GREAT! There won’t be any leftovers to throw away. Next time I’ll try using some olive oil in place of last bit of butter.

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Lulu!

  • Jane wrote:

    Hahahhaha Pancetta in a Polish peasant dish. Really, my Polish grandmother is laughing in her grave.
    No meat at all in this dish, and you can use a mix of butter and bacon grease, or just one or the other. When it’s not ‘sturdy’ enough, add sour cream at the end. Comfort food at it’s best, for sure. Oh, she made her own egg noodles, and taught me how. Nice, thick ones, like German spaetzle in the winter, thinner ones in the summer.

    • Martha wrote:

      LOL – yes – that’s what you get when a Polish girl marries an Italian guy and they start writing a food blog together! 🙂

  • Donna Kowalski wrote:

    I am kind of surprised that a Polish girl with 100 year old recipes would use bagged noodles in her Halushki. The original homemade little dumpling noodles take some time but blow the store bought out of the water.

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Donna – You’re right – homemade dumplings would be fantastic in this recipe! (Not all of our readers have the time or interest in making them however, so we feel the No Yolks noodles are a good alternative.) Thanks for taking the time to write to us this evening.

  • Jenny wrote:

    Ha funny I also grew up in plymouth

    • Martha wrote:

      It’s a small world Jenny! 🙂

  • Dave wrote:

    Thank you very much for sharing this. It was perfect, even on the 1st try. It was absolutely delicious. Thank you thank you thank you !

    • Martha wrote:

      You’re very welcome Dave!

  • Curt wrote:

    In addition to the kielbasa (or in place of it), we usually fry up some bacon first to put in it, and use the leftover bacon grease to fry the onions and cabbage in place of the butter. Adds a great flavor to an already wonderful dish.

    • Martha wrote:

      Great suggestion Curt! Sounds delicious!

  • Tina wrote:

    I love this to an my family we make the real hulishki noodle’s which is a potato like dumpling. It is even more awesome. I will send the recipe if u email me an say hulishki recipe in the sunject

    • Martha wrote:

      Thank you so much Tina! We’d love to see your recipe. I will send you an email shortly! 🙂

  • Audrey wrote:

    This is better with Kloski Egg Noodles. I’ve made this for years, but I use a pound of Pork Sausage with mine, no Pancetta. My family loves it.

  • sharon swaney wrote:

    ive been making this cabbage an noodle dish for 40 years.

  • Gezele wrote:

    I am Hungarian descent and I make Haluska. It is fried sauerkraut and flat noodles, you can also fry up bacon, break it into bits and fry it in that with butter added. Absolutely love it!!

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Gezele – we’ll definitely try this with sauerkrauft the next time!

  • Donald Graham wrote:

    I just finished eating dinner, when I came across this recipe. Believe it or not I’m getting a little bit hungry for this dish. Thank you for posting

    • Martha wrote:

      You’re very welcome Donald! Hope you’ll give the recipe a try!

  • Pat wrote:

    Just like my Hungarian aunt made when I was a kid. Delicious

  • Denise wrote:

    Can’t wait to make this as my husband loves cabbage!!! Only problem, he’s vegetarian….. Can I just fry onions and cabbage and add noodles? Any suggestions???

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Denise – Yes – you can certainly leave the pancetta out. (Just be sure to use butter for the best flavor!)

  • Bonnie Pople wrote:

    This looks delicious – but what is pancetta – I would love to fix this

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Bonnie – Pancetta is an Italian bacon that is sold at the deli counter of most supermarkets. You can also swap in bacon, ham, or kielbasa/smoked sausage if you can’t find it at your market.

  • Rhonda Heilman wrote:

    What is pancetta, never heard of it before

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Rhonda – Pancetta is an Italian bacon that is sold at the deli counter of most supermarkets. You can also swap in bacon, ham, or kielbasa/smoked sausage if you can’t find it at your market.

  • Joyce D wrote:

    Not on instagram but…With 3 Polish grandparents, I had to try this! Am sitting here eating it right now. All I had was bacon and some sliced deli ham. That was perfect! Drained the bacon fat, added butter and away I went. This is now in my recipe collection. Definite comfort food….

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds like some delicious improvisations Joyce! (This is definitely one of those recipes that works with all different types of cured meats.) Thank you for taking the time to write to us today.

  • Christopher Keller wrote:

    My German grandmother used to make this, I never “actually knew that it had a name” till today, L O L…….We just called it noodles and cabbage, but I continue to make it to this day. Thank you for reminding me of the recipe! No pancetta in the house, so using some thick cut bacon. I forgot this also makes a TON of food, which is no problem for us!

    • Martha wrote:

      So glad we reminded you of a favorite recipe! Swapping in bacon is totally fine! Enjoy!

  • Teri Paystrup wrote:

    My mom makes this every year for Christmas, the only difference is she makes homemade potato dumplings in place of the noodles.

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds delicious Teri! (I’m sure the homemade dumplings make this recipe even better!)

  • Sue wrote:

    I have made this for years. Many ways to make it.
    BUT: can anyone tell me origin of word Haluski?
    I’ve talked to Polish, Hungarian and all. No one recognizes this word.

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Sue – Great question! I don’t know the origin of the word either.

  • LR wrote:

    I make something similar to this..I fry pork sausage, cabbage, add egg noodles and add cinnamon to taste. Delicious!

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds delicious!

  • Chuckwagon wrote:

    I made Haluski because it just sounded goog. IT IS!!! I made it as written but used smoker bacon. Hot, filling, and really good. Lots of black pepper was all I added. Great recipe.

    • Martha wrote:

      Thank you! That bacon sounds amazing!!

  • Kathy wrote:

    This was good comfort food
    Next time I make it I will use less
    Salt and butter

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Kathy!

  • Debbie Deal wrote:

    These pierogi’s look soooooo divine. Years ago I had my very first indulgence with these Polish delights, while in Rhode Island. It was a Polish festival, and it was love at first bite!!! My favorite on Earth are the sauerkraut ones!!!!! Thank you sooo much for posting. I am so excited to make them!!!!!

    • Martha wrote:

      You’re very welcome Debbie! We hope you love the recipe!

  • Aly wrote:

    My Mom made this when we were kids and we called it ‘Noodle Mush’ She used about 1/2 lb bacon and two other really important ingredients: about 1/2 ring of good smoked kielbasa cut into dice and 1-2 tab. of caraway seeds. Try this variation and I promise you will not be disappointed. I recently made this for 4 friends with enough leftovers for 3-4 more meals. Guess what, the group ate it all! Definitely a no-leftover dish.

    • Martha wrote:

      Oh yes…adding kielbasa and caraway sounds AMAZING Aly! 🙂

  • Connie wrote:

    My parents are Jamaican and we ate a slightly varied version of this recipe, which was based on a traditional Jamaican recipe! Only we ate it with rice.

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds delicious Connie! I’ve had a lot of reader comments about this recipe and it sounds like so many different cuisines have a similar variation. (I’ll have to try it with rice the next time!) Thanks for taking the time to write to us today!

      • Connie wrote:

        Hey Martha, my mum used to add a sweet pepper and a tomato to give it some sauce and of course being Jamaican, some peppery heat! But I saw your recipe and will cook it with some pasta for a change!

        • Martha wrote:

          Yum Connie! We definitely need to try some new variations – the peppers and tomatoes sound like a great addition! Thanks again! Have a great weekend!

  • GZ wrote:

    My mom (Serbian & Croatian) used to make huluska but instead of the noodles she would make potato dumplings, mixed with the cabbage, which I think??? might be a Hungarian version. She was a great cook but this was my absolute favorite dish she ever would make!

    • Martha wrote:

      Sounds wonderful! 🙂

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