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National Noodle Month


When is National Noodle Month?

National Noodle Month happens on Friday March 1, 2024.

National Noodle Month: 30 Days, 30 Ways to Noodle Around in March

March brings more than just a change in seasons; it ushers in the deliciously fun National Noodle Month! Noodles, in their infinite variety, are loved globally, and this month is all about celebrating them in all their glory. From Italian pasta to Asian ramen, let’s embark on a 30-day noodle adventure that promises a delightful culinary journey. Here’s an idea for each day to keep your March filled with the joys of noodling around!

1. Classic Spaghetti Bolognese: Start the month with a comforting classic. Rich meat sauce over al dente spaghetti – it’s an unbeatable combination.

2. Pad Thai: Bring some Thai flavors into your kitchen with this sweet and sour noodle dish.

3. Soba Noodle Salad: Try these buckwheat noodles cold in a salad, dressed with a soy and sesame dressing.

4. Lasagna: Layered noodles with cheese and sauce baked to perfection.

5. Chicken Noodle Soup: Perfect for still-chilly March evenings.

6. Pesto Pasta: Fresh basil pesto tossed with your favorite pasta.

7. Ramen Bowl: Dive into a bowl of rich broth, ramen noodles, and toppings like boiled egg and green onions.

8. Fettuccine Alfredo: Creamy, cheesy, and utterly comforting.

9. Beef Stroganoff: A Russian classic with egg noodles and a sour cream sauce.

10. Spicy Korean Japchae: Glass noodles with a mix of vegetables and a kick of spice.

11. Greek Pastitsio: A delightful baked pasta with ground meat and béchamel sauce.

12. Pho: The Vietnamese noodle soup that’s a world favorite.

13. American Goulash: A comforting, tomato-based noodle dish.

14. Cold Sesame Noodles: Refreshing and packed with flavor.

15. Spaghetti Aglio e Olio: A simple yet delicious garlic and olive oil sauce over spaghetti.

16. Cajun Chicken Pasta: Spice things up with a Cajun-seasoned cream sauce.

17. Shrimp Scampi: Light, lemony, and perfect with thin spaghetti or angel hair.

18. Singapore Noodles: Curried, stir-fried noodles bursting with flavors.

19. Italian Carbonara: Eggs, cheese, pancetta, and pasta come together in this Italian masterpiece.

20. Lo Mein: A Chinese takeout favorite you can make at home.

21. Macaroni and Cheese: Comfort food at its best.

22. Linguine with Clam Sauce: Bring the sea to your table with this seafood pasta.

23. Ratatouille with Noodles: A veggie-packed dish that’s both healthy and flavorful.

24. Penne alla Vodka: Penne pasta in a creamy tomato and vodka sauce.

25. Thai Green Curry Noodles: A vibrant, coconut-based curry over noodles.

26. Hungarian Noodle Casserole: A hearty and comforting baked dish.

27. Udon Noodle Stir Fry: Thick udon noodles with a mix of your favorite stir-fry ingredients.

28. Tuna Noodle Casserole: A classic that never goes out of style.

29. Yakisoba: Japanese fried noodles with a tangy sauce.

30. DIY Noodle Bar: End the month by hosting a DIY noodle bar with different types of noodles, sauces, and toppings.

National Noodle Month is a celebration of one of the most versatile and beloved foods in the world. Each day of March provides a new opportunity to explore the vast world of noodles and their endless possibilities. So, grab your forks (or chopsticks) and embark on this noodle journey that promises a deliciously fun adventure!

When does National Noodle Month happen next year?

National Noodle Month will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Saturday March 1, 2025
  • Sunday March 1, 2026
  • Monday March 1, 2027
  • Wednesday March 1, 2028
  • Thursday March 1, 2029


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