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Vegan Thai Noodles in a Spicy Peanut Sauce

Thai Noodles in a Spicy Peanut Sauce are the perfect dinner pick-me-up. They are packed with veggies and healthy protein from tofu, and the yummy peanut sauce ties it all together deliciously.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Vegan Thai Noodles
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 585kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 14 oz tofu (cut into four slices)
  • 2 large bell peppers (thinly sliced)
  • 2 large carrots (julienned)
  • 1-inch knob ginger (finely minced)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 large onion (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon sriracha sauce (use more or less per taste)
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 6 scallions (trimmed and white and green parts chopped.)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a cast-iron or nonstick skillet. Arrange the tofu slice sin a single layer and cook until browned on both sides. Cool enough to handle and cut into ¼-inch cubes.
  • Cook the noodles in salted water per package instructions until al dente
  • Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil in a wok.
  • Add the onions, ginger and garlic. Saute until the onions soften and start to brown.
  • Add the carrots and bell peppers. Saute, stirring over high heat, until the vegetables begin to soften.
  • In a small bowl, mix the peanut butter, maple syrup, rice vinegar and soy sauce. Add some water if it's too thick.
  • Pour the sauce over the veggies in the skillet and mix.
  • Add the noodles and the tofu and stir well to combine everything.
  • Sprinkle the chopped green onions over the noodles. Sprinkle on some coarsely pounded peanuts too, if you wish.

Nutrition

Calories: 585kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Potassium: 814mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 8773IU | Vitamin C: 119mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 4mg