14 Immense Ways to Upgrade a Packet of Instant Noodles

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Dress up everybody's favourite lazy snack with a few extra ingredients and a load of creativity. Whether you're making the iconic Ramen Burger or a new take on the classic cheese toastie, these awesome ideas will change the way you see that packet of instant noodles sitting in your cupboard.

Some sure-fire winners include using cooked instant noodles to make a crazy-good carbonara with crispy bacon, peas, a splash of cream and an egg yolk. Stir until cooked through and the sauce is creamy. Top with grated Parmesan. Or pizza-fy your cooked noodles with classic pizza ingredients like tomato sauce, pepperoni, olives and basil. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake in a hot oven until the cheese is bubbling hot and melted. Whatever you're in the mood for, remember that there's so much more in instant noodles than the little sachet of seasoning that it comes with.

Take a peek at our faves in the gallery above and tell us the craziest way you've ever made instant noodles. Go on, we've all tried them.

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