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Easy Vegetarian Pad Thai Noodle Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-Free Option)

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  • 1 pound rice noodles (Asian-style)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (or tamari if you need it to be gluten-free)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 block tofu (diced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup peanuts (chopped or crushed, optional)
  • 4 green onions (/scallions, sliced)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium48% DV1160mg
    Fat32% DV21g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs18% DV55g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories460Calories from Fat190
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat190
    Total Carbohydrate55g18%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Renee D. 4 months ago
    This meal is one of our favourites!! I juice fresh limes which freshens up the flavour profile. Otherwise, we prepare it as outlined. Love this one.
    Stru 4 months ago
    Good recipe. My 7 year old enjoyed it. Added more bean sprouts than the recipe called for.
    Bob M. 4 months ago
    maybe i did something wrong
    Meowcat53 . 5 months ago
    It was too sour for me
    Deer 6 months ago
    Turned out very nicely. I have used approx. half the noodles, less sugar (would use like 1,5 tsp), a little less lime, a little less soy (would use the specified amount). This could have made the sauce a little too thick for me. Obviously, next time I would use bell peppers and maybe shredded carrot and peas. First, I cooked tofu, moved it on a plate and fried garlic and onion.
    Lyn K. 6 months ago
    My 13 has made this twice. it is wonderfully spicy and not too sweet. the second time, she evrn used half the sugar and it was even better.
    Ruby Heaton a year ago
    lime made it the perfect amount of tangy
    I hate to say this, but this recipe's the worst. It's bland and just tastes nothing like pad thai. DONT USE THIS RECIPE.
    johana mosquera 2 years ago
    Ok. My problem was that I don’t have a wook😞. It was very hard to stir. I just put 1 Tbsp of hot sauce ( I’m not fun is spicy food) and came out good oh and a little bit more sugar baby.
    Brian D. 2 years ago
    Sauce was thick and tasted great. Had quite a bit of sugar though!
    Daniel Weldon 2 years ago
    Easy to make and tastes great!
    Great! I used more peanut butter and less sugar . Make sure to add veggies or tofu to make this meal even better
    David Foote 2 years ago
    Fantastic! This is in regular rotation. I make a massive batch and keep having it for days. I fry the tofu, add bell peppers, substitute sugar snap peas for bean sprouts and add the green onions. I fry the rice noodles crunchy and when the sauce hits them them they soften. This is a classic!
    Lydia Krupinski 2 years ago
    Love it! Easy to make and the taste was right on.
    Tess Conrad 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious! I followed the other advice here and doubled the sauce.
    Teresa 2 years ago
    This is a five star after adding some red pepper and shredded carrot. I felt it needed color for visual appeal. Also, I love my veggies! Will definitely make again, flavor of sauce was great.
    Holly 2 years ago
    This was ok, nothing to write home about. I would use half the amount of noodles if I did it again. It seemed like 90% noodles and short of sauce/protein. Edit: I made this again with twice the tofu and sauce and didn't fool with the sauce based on the comments. Now it's awesome!
    Devon 2 years ago
    Very easy to make and taste great!!
    Chapman 2 years ago
    really easy to make and delicious. the peanut butter really thickens it so you might want to alter quantity for the result you want.
    Melissa D. 2 years ago
    Too spicy!! Very disappointing, because I was looking for some good Pad Thai.
    Jordynn 2 years ago
    Sooooooo yummy! I didn’t add any hot sauce but I did add more ginger, which really elevated the sour aspect of the dish! Great for just starting vegetarians and the gluten free option really helped!
    Tre 2 years ago
    Great dish and very unique taste. I want to try it again with tamarind. Be careful with the rice noodles, they overcook easily. The lime juice is a bit high, I'd take it down to 1/4 cup and level it out with the sugar. Must try. No leftovers!👍🏾
    Natalie 2 years ago
    I liked everything except for the peanut butter and soy sauce mixture.... my family really though!!
    Ali 3 years ago
    Really yummy. I used sweet chilli sauce and less sugar. I didn’t have tofu so added shredded cabbage and carrots. Would make again.
    Timbadia 3 years ago
    would make it again for sure!
    Meghan R. 3 years ago
    Turned out amazing! I didn't have to change a thing (only less hot sauce).
    Bunny 3 years ago
    First off, i am a very beginner-level cook. That being said I found the instructions are a little confusing (...do i add the noodles then the peanut sauce, or both at once?...). Also, I found that the 1/2 cup of lime juice made the dish entirely too sweet, and ultimately inedible. I ended up mixing this recipe with one i found on google to make with the rest of my unused rice noodles and ended up with a very good dish. lncludingthe peanut butter from this recipe in my new dish especially added to the taste, so i think that is what i mostly takeaway from this.
    Emily 3 years ago
    Cut the recipe in 1/2 because 1lb of noodles is quite much. Substituted sugar for coconut sugar and only utilized 3 tbsp. Added chili paste and red pepper flakes. Overall a very yummy dish!
    Aviya 3 years ago
    Delicious would definitely make again! Might try to thicken the sauce somehow though!
    Kyle Starr 3 years ago
    This tastes nothing like Pas Thai. Authentic Pad Thai should have Tamarind Paste/Concentrate in it, I wish I had known this before I made this recipe. Also it makes a ton of food, I ended up wasting a bunch brace this tasted so bad.