5 Ways To ‘Beef Up’ Your MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles Into AWESOME Meals

If there’s one thing I can be sure of in my mum life, it’s that there will ALWAYS be MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles in my pantry.

More than a delicious, ready-in-an-instant snack, here’s 5 ways to beef up a packet of MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles into a complete meal. #winning

MAGGI instant noodles can morph from a fun snack to a delicious quick noodle meal in just a few steps. And you don’t need to look far beyond the contents of your fridge to make something the kids will love. Use your favourite vegetables and a lean protein such as cooked chicken, beef or even prawns to boost your noodle bowl.

My kids love MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles and I love them too because they’re ready to eat in just minutes. They’re an inexpensive pantry staple and need just a quick whiz around the microwave (or a few minutes on the stovetop) to give the perfect base for a quick-sticks meal.

Noodle flavours include Chicken, Beef or Oriental, as well as the tasty Fusian range.

Watch as we work our magic below – Recipes follow.

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Posted by Mum Central on Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Keen to cook up some fresh ideas with MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles? Here’s five tasty recipes to get you started:

1. On The Go Quiche Noodle Cups

These noodle quiche cups are perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner or as a delicious after sports training snack. Bursting with flavour, this recipe is also a great way to use up those veggie odds and ends in the fridge AND the kids love crunchy noodles and cheese quiche tops!

MAGGI 2 minute noodle quiche cups recipe idea


  • 2 x MAGGI 2 Minute Chicken Noodles
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 small brown onion, grated
  • ½ cup of sliced baby spinach leaves
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup of bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup light tasty cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Spray a 6-capacity Texas muffin pan with olive oil. Break up the noodles and cook as per the packet instructions, saving the flavour sachet for later.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set the noodles aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine the reserved chicken noodle flavour sachets, zucchini, onion, spinach leaves, eggs, sour cream, bacon and half of the grated cheese. Season with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  4. Stir in the drained noodles.
  5. Fill each muffin cavity with the mixture and top with the remaining cheese.
  6. Cook for 30 minutes or until set.
  7. Rest in the pan for five minutes before gently levering out with a silicone spatula.
  8. Eat while still warm!

2. Delicious Noodle Bolognese

A super easy way to use up leftover bolognese sauce, simply add to delicious beef noodles for a fun and extremely quick spaghetti meal! If you don’t have leftovers, make this quick sauce and freeze it into 4 individual portions.

MAGGI 2 minute noodle bolognese recipe idea


  • MAGGI 2 Minute Beef Noodles
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 300g Beef Mince meat
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ½ a small brown onion, finely diced
  • 300g of your favourite pasta sauce or passata
  • Parmesan or mozzarella cheese


  1. In a small saucepan or frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook the onion and mince until browned.
  3. Add the carrot, cook for a minute, followed by the passata.
  4. Let simmer until thick and heated through.
  5. Cook the beef noodles as per packet instructions, drain.
  6. Serve the noodles in a bowl, topped with one portion of the bolognese sauce and a sprinkling of cheese. Yum!

3. Wiggly Noodle Omelette

A fun take on an old eggy favourite and a meal in itself when filled with delicious noodles and vegetables.

Maggi 2 minute noodle omelette


  • MAGGI 2 Minute Chicken Noodles
  • ¼ red capsicum, finely diced
  • ½ small brown onion, diced
  • ½ carrot, grated
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salad leaves to garnish/serve


  1. Break up the noodles and cook as per packet instructions, drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a small non-stick frying pan over medium low heat.
  3. Cook the vegetables until soft.
  4. Add the drained noodles to the pan and mix through the vegetables.
  5. Spread the noodle and veg mix evenly over the pan and gently pour the eggs over the top.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, cook until the egg is just set.
  7. Carefully fold omelette in the middle, slide onto a plate and serve with salad leaves – or eat as is!

4. Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

The ultimate quick-sticks chicken noodle soup, just the ticket for when someone is feeling unwell or needs a belly-warming meal.

quick chicken noodle soup MAGGI 2 minute noodle recipe idea


  • MAGGI 2 Minute Chicken Noodles
  • ½ carrot, thinly sliced
  • ½ stick of celery, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup of cooked chicken, shredded or sliced
  • Fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a small saucepan or microwave, combine 300ml of boiling water, the carrot, celery, chicken, chicken flavour sachet and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Break up the noodles, adding them to the saucepan and cook for two minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Top with fresh parsley.

5. Vegetable, bacon and fried noodles

Coming together in next to no time, this recipe is Just like fried rice – ONLY WITH ALL THE FUN OF NOODLES. My kids love bacon (and who doesn’t!), but you can also switch it for shredded chicken or cooked prawns for a bowl packed full of flavour!

MAGGI 2 minute noodle recipe idea - fried noodles


  • Maggi 2 Minute Noodles (choose your favourite flavour)
  • 1 rasher of bacon, diced
  • 1/2 small brown onion, diced
  • 1/2 small carrot, grated
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of frozen peas
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Splash of MAGGI Original Seasoning (optional)
  • Spring onion, sliced to garnish


  1. Cook noodles as per packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Fry bacon, onion, carrot and frozen peas.
  3. Cook and slice a one egg omelette, set aside.
  4. Add the drained noodles to the pan, splash with MAGGI seasoning (delicious!), mixing thoroughly.
  5. Top with spring onions and tuck in straight away.

As you can see, it’s SO EASY to whip up a quick, filling meal using MAGGI 2 minute noodles and a handful of extra ingredients!

For even more MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles dinner inspo, there’s a buffet of delicious recipes waiting for you over at MAGGI.

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South Australian mum and self proclaimed foodie, Lexi can most days be found in the kitchen, apron tied firm and armed with a whisk or wooden spoon!

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