16 Easy Noodle Recipes for a Quick Meal Any Time of Day

For lunch, dinner, or even a midnight snack.

Melissa Hom

If you ask us, even the most basic noodle dishes make a great meal or snack any time of day. That's because there's little the humble starch needs to up the flavor factor, and there are endless ways to prepare them. Best of all, many noodle dishes can come together quite quickly, making them a great option for when you're short on time but need something satisfying. There are many noodle varieties on the market, and they're great to stock up on for use in a pinch with any number of recipes. From a Thai glass noodle salad to stir-fried lo mein or a cold Chinese noodle salad, these are our favorite easy noodle recipes for lunch, dinner, or even a midnight snack.