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Kale Noodles Recipe, 15-Minute Lunch

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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 hearty veggie-packed meal ready in no time.

These Quick Kale Noodles are:

  • Garlicky
  • Fresh
  • Tasty
  • 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 homecooked meal on your lunch break, but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.

Browse all our Easy & Quick Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a quick meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

What’s In This Kale Noodles Recipe?

See the recipe card below for full ingredient amounts and recipe instructions!

  • Lo Mein Noodles: You can use lo mein noodles, or a thick long noodle like fettuccini or linguine (which you can also use gluten free if needed).
  • Sunflower Oil: our go-to oil for roasting or baking! Sunflower is a high oleic oil, so it’s best to use for high temperatures.
  • Toasted Sesame Oil: The sesame oil gives the perfect toasty flavor to the A great flavor from the toasted sesame seeds in these noodles.
  • Soy Sauce or Tamari: Tamari is just a gluten-free version of soy sauce.
  • Red Chili Pepper Flakes: for a little heat! I like to add a few shakes to this recipe to give this dish a nice complex depth of flavor.
  • Green Onion
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Sesame Seeds: I love throwing sesame seeds on top of noodle dishes, ramen, or anything that has sesame oil. These add a little crunch, texture, and flavor… especially if you toast them first.
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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 tasty meals using a few staples you can rotate.

By stocking up on whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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How To 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 Plant-Based 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 better meals for you and your family.

Browse our  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 tasty recipes are fantastic meatless and dairy free meals for your table.

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Kale Noodles (15 Minute Meal)

Kelly Jensen
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 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
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, use gluten free if needed
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce/coconut aminos (gluten free if needed)
  • 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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Notes

Dietary Modifications

To make this recipe gluten free, ensure all ingredients you are using are certified gluten free (including the noodles and any sauces), and always check the labels of ingredients before using.

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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