Noodles can be a comfort food, a healthy meal, an elaborate dinner party dish and everything in between – they are that versatile. These noodle recipes are packed full of vegetables, but more importantly such rich flavors! If you aren’t the biggest fan of one, we are sure you will find at least five others you won’t get enough of! Check out these awesome recipes on the Food Monster App too!
1. Colorful Peanut Tofu Veggie Bowl with Glass Noodles
Looking at this bowl of food makes me feel happy, and my belly too! I hope it will do the same for you. This Colorful Peanut Tofu Veggie Bowl with Glass Noodles dish by Caitlin and Riley Gladney-Hatcher is delicious, satisfying, and a great dinner choice.
2. Peanut Butter Soba Noodles
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This is a great make-ahead Peanut Butter Soba Noodles recipe by Kristen Genton 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!
3. Asian Mushrooms and Vegetables Stir-Fry Noodles
Edible mushrooms and fungi are regularly used in Asian cuisines, whether fresh or dried, particularly in Chinese and Japanese Cooking. I have included a mix of mushrooms stir-fried with choy sum and capsicums and tossed with gluten-free pad Thai noodles. This Asian Mushrooms and Vegetables Stir-Fry Noodles dish by Daphne Goh is awesome.
4. Ginger Citrus Tofu Salad With Buckwheat Soba Noodles
This is a calcium rich, Asian inspired salad, great for lunch, dinner, or even as a snack. Each serving offers 31% of your daily recommended calcium, and is full of great plant protein, fiber, and a host of vitamins and minerals. If you sit outside in the sun you will also get your vitamin D! This Ginger Citrus Tofu Salad with Buckwheat Soba Noodles by Selva Wohlgemuth is delish!
4. Jap-chae: Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodles
Jap-chae literally means “mixed veggies.” It’s a popular dish at Korean parties and potlucks, and considering the traditional cooking method, it deserves to be a celebration dish. Various julienned vegetables are stir-fried separately to maintain their vibrant colors. Then they are gently tossed with seasoned glass noodles to create a colorful and elegant dish. This Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodle recipe by HeeJee Lee
5. One-Pot Kung Pao Noodles
What’s not to love about these kung pao noodles? The whole One-Pot Kung Pao Noodles dish by Melanie Sorrentino takes less than 20 minutes to make, it’s budget-friendly, and so spicy it’ll make your lips tingle and your belly warm. You can also make it with any kind of pasta or noodle you choose. So go for gluten-free, grain-free, or stick to some classic noodles!
6. Carrot Noodles With Almond Sesame Sauce
Next time you’re in the mood for sesame noodles, but trying to be kind to your gut, try these almond carrot noodles. Carrot noodles hold up incredibly well with the almond sauce, giving them a hearty and balanced flavor. This Carrot Noodles with Almond Sesame Sauce recipe by Daniela Modesto is incredible.
7. Chinese Cold Sesame Noodles
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The main ingredient in this dish is Chinese style sesame paste which is very different from Middle Eastern tahini. This is made with roasted sesame seeds. This Chinese Cold Sesame Noodle recipe by Pavani Nandula is very simple with a no-cook sauce. All the ingredients are mixed into a sauce and then tossed with the cooked noodles. You can add more vegetables if you like.
8. Spicy Korean Red Pepper Noodles
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Korean red pepper paste is a great way to add some spice to any ordinary noodle dish. These Spicy Korean Red Pepper Noodles by Melanie Sorrentino are mixed with some of the pepper paste and then are topped with sautéed mushrooms and Swiss chard. Sprinkle on some fresh green onion and dinner is served!
9. Japanese Stir-Fry Udon Noodles
Source: Japanese Stir-Fry Udon Noodle
10. Stir-Fried Soba Noodles With Sweet Potatoes And Collard Greens
This is a wild style, Japanese rooted stir-fry with soul food tendencies. The sweet potatoes and greens are prepared in fairly neutral flavors so each hold up and pair well with the garlic, ginger, soy, etc. The sweet potatoes are such a nice touch, as the sweetness balances out the dish to contrast the salt and acidity of the sauce. The best part about the dish is that there is little prep and very little cooking. It’s all wok based, after all. Easy prep, easy cook, easy clean-up for this Stir-Fried Soba Noodles With Sweet Potatoes And Collard Greens recipe by Marwin Brown!
11. Peanut Butter Pad Thai
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This Pad Thai turned out incredible! The secret is to add peanut butter to create a smooth a thick sauce that coats the noodles and gives tons of flavor. Tangy, salty, and slightly sweet. This Peanut Butter Pad Thai by Kristen Genton will quickly become your favorite go to noodles!
12. Somen Noodles With Nori Dressing
Somen noodles are very thin white Japanese noodles made of wheat flour and are usually served cold. As this recipe for Somen Noodles with Nori Dressing by Lan Pham Wilson proves, it is a breeze to make a delicious and filling meal with Somen noodles as the base. This Somen bowl contains a savory-sweet broth spiked with soy sauce and maple syrup, a refreshing seaweed dressings, and plenty of garnishes, including sliced cucumbers, kimchi, scallions, and nuts. Yum!
Source: Lemongrass Pho
This exceptionally refreshing Lemongrass Pho by Rae is a light, elegant meal that works great if you have to serve a crowd. The lemongrass and ginger work perfectly to add an amazing flavor to this pho and this savory broth is then poured over hearty rice noodles – it’s totally slurp-worthy.
14. Forbidden Rice Curry Noodle Bowl
Source: Forbidden Rice Curry Noodle Bowl
This Forbidden Rice Curry Noodle Bowl by Liz Martone a heart yet refreshing dish make a filling lunch or a nice light dinner. Forbidden rice is another name for black rice, which as a distinctive, nutty taste that pairs so perfectly with the fiery flavors in curry. This dish uses forbidden noodles and a rich, creamy curry for the base and then supplements this amazing combination with tender shoots of broccoli, yellow onion, and a squirt of lime juice.
15. Stir-Fried Bok Choy With Chinese Noodle Cake
One of the beauties of stir-frying is that it can be done quickly and with just about anything in the refrigerator. In this recipe, bok choy and sliced red peppers are cooked in a stir-fry sauce made from vegetable broth, soy sauce, sherry, and savory sauce to give a thick, full-flavored sauce. Instead of being served on a bed of rice, Chinese noodles are cooked through and then packed into a non-stick skillet to get a crispy and crunchy exterior with the tender and chewy center. This Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Chinese Noodle Cake is delicious!
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