Vegan Peanut Noodles with Tofu

 

RECIPE BY ARISHA FROM @WAKEUPANDKALE

These thai peanut noodles with tofu are vegan, gluten free, and come together in just 20 minutes! Filled with crispy tofu and tossed with the most delicious, creamy peanut sauce. This healthy weeknight dinner is sure to be a total crowd pleaser!

serves 2

INGREDIENTS
  • NOODLES
    • 6 oz rice noodles (or noodles of choice)
    • 1/2 block firm or extra firm tofu
    • 2 tsp sesame oil
    • 2 tbsp diced green onions
    • 1/3 c shredded carrots
  • PEANUT SAUCE
    • 1/3 c creamy peanut butter
    • 3 tbsp coconut aminos (sub soy sauce)
    • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup
    • 1 tbsp lime juice
    • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
    • 3-4 tbsp water
  • OPTIONAL GARNISH
    • crushed peanuts
    • sesame seeds
    • chopped fresh cilantro
METHOD
  1. Cook noodles al dente according to package instructions.
  2. For peanut sauce, stir together all ingredients, adding 1tbsp of water at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Press as much moisture out of tofu as possible and cut into cubes.
    Heat a saucepan over medium with a little sesame oil. Add in tofu and cook until golden on both sides (about 8mins). Set aside.
  4. Heat a little sesame oil in your saucepan and add in carrots and green onions.
  5. Saute until carrots begin to soften, about 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat to low and stir in tofu, drained noodles, and peanut sauce. Toss/cook until heated through.
  7. Remove from heat. Top with crushed peanuts, sesame seeds, and cilantro, and serve!

 

 

Hi There! I'm Arisha from @wakeupandkale. I’m a 24 year old athlete and recipe creator from Vancouver, Canada with a passion for living a healthy yet balanced lifestyle. I started @wakeupandkale to be able to share simple, healthy recipes that anyone can make! My goal is to inspire you to enjoy cooking, and to show how easy and delicious healthy eating can be!

@wakeupandkale / wakeupandkale.com


Join our Foodie Community