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Kale Noodles Recipe, 15-Minute Lunch (Vegan, Gluten Free Option)

This kale noodles recipe is loaded with garlic spices, and fresh chopped kale. A 15-minute quick and easy lunch or dinner that is makes a great work from home lunch. This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, and can easily be made gluten free.

A fantastic quick noodles recipe to make when you don’t have a lot of time in the kitchen, and easy to double the recipe to meal prep for the week! This recipe is great on it’s own, or serve with crispy oven baked tofu, a simple salad, or a quick vegetable stir fry.

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I’m always looking for a tasty work from home lunch, and these easy kale noodles are the BEST recipe to make when you’re short on time! In just 15 minutes, you can make an easy and quick lunch that is packed with veggies and will keep you full until lunch. 
 
These noodles are tossed in a chili oil and garlic blend, with heaps of pan fried kale and spices. Twirl them, slurp them, and you have a healthy veggie-packed meal ready in no time.

These Quick Kale Noodles are:

  • Garlicky
  • Fresh
  • Healthy
  • Crunchy
  • Savory
  • Fast,  ready in 15 minutes
  • Vegan, vegetarian, and can easily be made gluten free

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One of the BEST Work From Home Lunch Ideas

This kale noodles recipe is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in under 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for when you want a  healthy homecooked meal on your lunch break, but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy & Quick Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

What’s In This Kale Noodles Recipe?

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Meal Prep Vegetarian Spicy Kale Noodles For the Win!

This 15 minute spicy kale noodles recipe is the perfect recipe for healthy homemade meal prep.  I am a huge fan of meal prepping, batch cooking, and making recipes ahead.  I love the convenience of cooking once and being able to enjoy healthy homemade meals during the week when I don’t have time. There’s a whole section of TheHerbeevore.com dedicated to my favorite tried & true meal prep recipes.  With just a little planning and prep, you can have a week’s worth of recipes ready in the time it would take to make one portion.  Just batch cook, divide into individual containers, and place in the fridge or freezer for later! 

One of the BEST Chili Oil Noodle Recipes

This chili oil kale noodles recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal! It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards – most of which you probably have on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate.  I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep stocked. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple ingredients in my Amazon shop here.  By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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How Do I  Make Kale Noodles?

  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the sunflower oil and sesame oil in a pan. Stir and add the garlic 2 to 3 minutes until lightly brown. Add the chili flakes, tamari or soy sauce, and kale. Sauté over medium heat for 4 minutes until kale has wilted.
  3. Add the noodles to the pan, and toss well to combine.  Top with green onion and sesame seeds… And enjoy!
 

Make Kale Noodles Vegan for a Healthy Version

This vegan kale noodles recipe is a simple way to get extra veggies in your diet. I’m all about making recipes plant-based when I can. Vegan cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around vegan pantry staples and swapping in a few plant-based ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite vegan pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my vegan recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meatless and dairy free meals for your table.

More Quick Work From Home Lunches You’ll Love!

Vegetable Pot Sticker Soup Recipe

Everything Bagel Hummus Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Creamy Vegan Peanut Noodles Recipe (Gluten Free, Pantry Staple)

Oat Milk Alfredo Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

One-Pot Pho Recipe (Vegan, Vegetarian, GF)

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Kale Noodles (15 Minute Meal)

The Herbeevore
This kale noodles recipe is loaded with garlic spices, and fresh chopped kale. A 15-minute quick and easy lunch or dinner that is makes a great work from home lunch. This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, and can easily be made gluten free.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Pasta
Cuisine American, Asian, Gluten Free, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 304 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces lo mein noodles or long pasta of choice
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce/coconut aminos
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 cups kale chopped
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • Sesame seeds to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Cook noodles according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  • Heat the sunflower oil and sesame oil in a pan. Stir and add the garlic 2 to 3 minutes until lightly brown. Add the chili flakes, tamari or soy sauce, and kale. Sauté over medium heat for 4 minutes until kale has wilted.
  • Add the noodles to the pan, and toss well to combine.  Top with green onion and sesame seeds... And enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 304kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 8gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 219mgPotassium: 308mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 6962IUVitamin C: 67mgCalcium: 192mgIron: 1mg
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