1 (8 ounce) package curly egg noodles
1 cup small-curd cottage cheese
1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream
1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
1/2 cup sliced scallions
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain well.
Combine noodles, cottage cheese and next six ingredients, stirring well. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
To store, cover and refrigerate up to 2 days.
To serve, bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.
Sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese, and bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.