Egg Noodles with Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce for $5.20

With just four main ingredients, this dish is the perfect meal to cook on a cold or rainy afternoon when you’re short on time. Simply delicious and soul-warming, everyone will be begging for a second helping. The total for this recipe came out to $5.20!

This recipe is part of our “Feed a Family for $5.55” series. The price of this recipe does not include items from our list of pantry basics.

Egg Noodles with Green Beans in Mushroom Sauce

Prep. Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

A simple pasta dish with egg noodles alongside mushroom soup and sour cream thinned to a sauce.


  • 1 package egg noodles ($1.44)
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced ($.25)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced ($.15)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 can mushroom soup ($1.09)
  • 1 c sour cream ($.68)
  • Bag of frozen green beans ($1.59)


Boil egg noodles in salty water. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add garlic, salt and pepper. Add mushroom soup and sour cream. Add frozen green beans and heat until warmed through. Thin sauce to desired consistency using pasta water. Drain noodles and toss with mushroom sauce.

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