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Peanut Udon Noodles Recipe (Vegetarian & Vegan)

Peanut udon noodles are a flavorful vegetarian lunch or dinner! Peanuts, lime juice, and spices level up this udon noodle bowl. Adding a few simple ingredients to these thick noodles will make this a new favorite meal ready in about 15 minutes.
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These peanut udon noodles have been a staple meal on our table all month. I absolutely love udon noodles – these thick and hearty noodles are a favorite of ours in noodle soups and stir fries. And these peanut noodles are a fantastic hack to transform plain udon into a fun and tasty dinner! Skip the takeout, save your money, and make these peanut udon noodles the next time you want a quick and tasty dinner.

These Peanut Udon Noodles Are:

  • Satisfying
  • Bright
  • Savory
  • Spicy
  • Comforting
  • Simple to Make
  • A 15-Minute Lunch or Dinner
  • Meatless, vegetarian, and vegan!

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Udon Recipes

This peanut udon noodle bowl 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!

What’s In This Peanut Udon Noodles Recipe?

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Quick Udon Noodle Bowls

These peanut butter udon noodles are what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in under 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight 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!

How Do I Make This Peanut Butter Udon Noodle Bowl?

  1. Cook udon noodles according to package instructions.  5 minutes before the noodles are done, add the kale and bok choy to the pot.  Once the noodles are finished cooking, do not drain.
  2. Take 1/3 cup of the cooking liquid and pour it on a separate bowl. Drain the remaining water from the udon noodles, akela, and bok choy.
  3. To the cooking liquid, add the peanut butter and stir until peanut butter has melted in a hot broth. Add the sriracha, chili sauce, and lime juice.
  4. Toss drained noodles in the peanut butter sriracha mixture until well coated. Add green onion, and toss with crushed peanuts.  Enjoy!

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Make Udon Stir Fry Vegetarian for a Healthy Version

This vegetarian peanut udon stir fry is a simple way to get extra veggies in your diet. I’m all about making recipes plant-based when I can. Vegetarian cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around vegetarian 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 vegetarian recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meatless meals for your table.

Other Simple Vegetarian Noodle Recipes You’ll Love!

15-Minute Vegan Garlic Sesame Noodles Recipe
Cold Peanut Noodle Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian Recipe)
Peanut Curry Noodles Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)
Cabbage & Udon Noodle Stir Fry Recipe (Vegan)
Vegan Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe

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Get the Same Ingredients I Use For My Vegan Peanut Udon Noodles Recipe:

I got the fresh produce for this recipe from my garden and from my Misfits Market box – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first box by clicking here!

 

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Peanut Udon Noodles

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Peanut udon noodles are a flavorful vegetarian lunch or dinner! Peanuts, lime juice, and spices level up this udon noodle bowl. Adding a few simple ingredients to these thick noodles will make this a new favorite meal ready in about 15 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine American, Thai
Servings 2 servings
Calories 282 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces udon noodles
  • 1.5 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 1/2 cup Kale
  • 1/2 cup baby bok choy
  • Crushed peanuts for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Cook udon noodles according to package instructions.  5 minutes before the noodles are done, add the kale and bok choy to the pot.  Once the noodles are finished cooking, do not drain.
  • Take 1/3 cup of the cooking liquid and pour it on a separate bowl. Drain the remaining water from the udon noodles, akela, and bok choy.
  • To the cooking liquid, add the peanut butter and stir until peanut butter has melted in a hot broth. Add the sriracha, chili sauce, and lime juice.
  • Toss drained noodles in the peanut butter sriracha mixture until well coated. Add green onion, and toss with crushed peanuts.  Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 12gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 794mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1736IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 1mg
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