Noodles and peanut sauce are a reliably good combination. Add some vegetables, some heat, and maybe some sweetener, and you have a delicious and filling meal. Plus, this dish usually takes very little prep time. Here are 12 Sweet, Savory, and Spicy Peanut Noodle Recipes that will get you hooked on this delicious combo!
1. Quick Peanut Noodles
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Introducing the BEST 15-minute peanut noodles! This easy peanut butter-based noodle dish is full of flavor. You will be shocked that it’s gluten, dairy, egg, and refined sugar-free! The flavor of these Quick Peanut Noodles by James Wythe is so impressive and best of all it’s ready in about 1 minute!
2. Indian Style Peanut Noodles
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Peanut noodles made in Indian style are a delicious one-pot meal with veggies, noodles, and spicy peanut powder. These Indian Style Peanut Noodles by Pavani Nandula is a 30-minute meal that is perfect for any weeknight.
3. Spiced Peanut Noodles
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Peanut sauce is an amazingly creamy and nutty sauce used in Asian cooking that is made with ground roasted peanuts combined with spices. This is what creates such a smooth, rich sauce with lots of flavors. To make a simpler sauce inspired by authentic Asian peanut sauce requires just a few main ingredients that are common kitchen staples, plus some mild spices. These Spiced Peanut Noodles by Kristina Humphreys are spectacular!
4. Korean Peanut Noodles With Vegetables and Tofu
These Korean Peanut Noodles With Vegetables and Tofu by Maikki Vasala are super quick, yet super flavorful. This dish is so many different things; it’s spicy and creamy, and slightly sweet peanut sauce makes the noodles and pan-fried tofu truly devour-worthy. The dish includes also a healthy amount of carrots, red bell pepper, and kale that bring some lightness and crunch to every portion.
5. Chilled Peanut Noodles
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These Chilled Peanut Noodles by Del Sroufe come together quickly. If you are cooking for one or two, you can put as much pasta as you want in a bowl, toss it with an appropriate amount of sauce, and save the rest of the sauce for use with something else.
6. Noodles With Veggies and Spicy Szechuan Peanut Sauce
These Noodles With Veggies and Spicy Szechuan Peanut Sauce by Molly Patrick are simple to make and delicious! This plant-based dish is quick to prepare and will become a fast favorite to add to your plant-based, oil-free rotation.
7. 10-Minute Peanut Sesame Noodles
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These light and tangy 10-Minute Peanut Sesame Noodles by Medha Swaminathan are a delicious and easy-to-make dish! Savory soy sauce, peanut butter, coconut sugar, and other flavors come together deliciously in this meal.
8. Colorful Peanut Tofu Veggie Bowl with Glass Noodles
9. Peanut Butter Soba Noodles
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This is a great make-ahead recipe as well and works awesome for a packed lunch or quickly heated up for a snack/dinner. It uses simple ingredients that you probably have at home and substitutions can be made such as spaghetti or udon for soba noodles and you can also use any type of vegetable you want! These Peanut Butter Soba Noodles by Kristen Genton are spectacular!
10. Sweet Meatballs With Peanut Rice Noodles
This gorgeous pasta recipe marries sweet and savory and channels Thai cuisine. You will just love the “meatiness” of the meatballs, you could almost be fooled into thinking it is meat. And for all of you who have issues with gluten, well, it is gluten-free. These Sweet Meatballs With Peanut Rice Noodles by Jacinthe Vigneault are also SUPER packed with protein to keep you full.
11. Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Noodles
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Looking for a healthy dish that tastes like comfort food? Swap pasta for sweet potato noodles in this Thai-inspired dish. The creamy peanut sauce is easy to whip up and the chopped peanuts and cilantro garnish are perfect for added texture and flavor. Squeeze some lime on top to tie the plate together. These Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Noodles by Jordan and Clark Cord will be your new favorite meal!
12. Soybean Noodles in Peanut Butter Spinach Sauce
These Soybean Noodles in Peanut Butter Spinach Sauce by Ida Hemmingsson-Holl are perfect for those nights when you want a delicious and filling meal but want to spend less than ten minutes in the kitchen. The soybean noodles cook within minutes and then you simply have to toss them in the savory peanut butter spinach sauce. For a tangy finish, squeeze some lime juice right on before serving.
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