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Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe with Coleslaw

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This Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe with Coleslaw is light and crunchy, loaded with vegetables, and so easy to meal prep and make ahead.  It’s a quick and fantastic no-cook recipe that anyone can make!
 
This crunchy, vibrant salad is great for a light lunch, or a side dish with dinner.
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This coleslaw ramen noodle salad is the perfect meal prep lunch!  I am obsessed with meal prepping: cooking large batch recipes on the weekend so I can enjoy easy meals throughout the week.  You can check out all my meal prep friendly recipes here.

Salads can sometimes be difficult to meal prep because lettuce and spinach tends to wilt in the fridge over time, especially once dressing is added.  But this simple ramen noodle salad really stands up to meal prep. 

It’s made with hearty veggies like cabbage and carrots, and actually tastes better after a day or two in the fridge!  So make ahead, and enjoy within a day or two

This Coleslaw Ramen Salad Recipe Is

  • Crunchy
  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • Loaded with vegetables
  • Ready in 15 Minutes
  • Great to meal prep or make ahead
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What’s In This Ramen Noodle  Salad Recipe with Coleslaw?

Be sure to visit the recipe card below for full ingredient amounts and recipe instructions!

  • Ramen Noodle Soup: I love this vegan and gluten free ramen noodle soup which is made with rice noodles and a miso based sauce. It has great flavor and is perfect for those who are trying to eat more vegan or gluten free. If you don’t have any dietary restrictions, then you can use any ramen noodles you desire.
  • Coleslaw Mix – I used a traditional cabbage/carrot mix, but use any flavor you prefer!
  • Lightly Salted Peanuts: for a yummy, nutty crunch!  I like to use only unsalted or lightly salted peanuts when I cook. Lightly salted peanuts won’t alter the taste of my recipes, which I prefer.  I will always choose a lower sodium option if available!
  • Light Sesame Oil: The sesame oil gives the perfect sweet flavor to the sauce of this dish. Light sesame oil is traditional in a lot of Asian dishes, and will give your noodles the perfect flavor.
  • Rice vinegar: I love this sweet & tangy rice vinegar, I always keep this seasoned vinegar stocked in my pantry for dressings and salads.
  • Maple Syrup
  • Sesame Seeds – I love adding a handful of these sesame seeds to finish off this salad recipe! These seeds add a nice crunch and light flavor to the ramen.
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A No-Cook Ramen Recipe That’s Perfect for Summer

This no-cook coleslaw mix ramen salad is a quick and simple recipe.  I love a good no-cook recipe for those days when I’m not feeling like standing around the stove, or for summer nights when it’s too hot to cook. I have a whole collection of recipes that require zero cooking at all, check them out here!  This ramen salad comes together in about 15 minutes, and doesn’t require the stove or microwave to make.

Just use a few pantry staple ingredients and you have a tasty meal ready in no time.  And very little to clean up afterwards… an added bonus!

How Do I Make This Ramen Noodle Coleslaw Salad?

  1. In a large bowl, add the crushed ramen noodles, red cabbage, green cabbage, carrots, green onions, peanuts, and sesame seeds.  Mix and make the dressing.
  2. To a mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients, and shake well to combine.  Pour dressing over the salad and toss well.  Serve and enjoy!
  3. Store leftovers in an airtight container, and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
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ramen salad with coleslaw in a sesame lime dressing with peanuts

Coleslaw Ramen Noodle Salad

This vegan ramen noodle salad is light and crunchy, loaded with vegetables, and so easy to meal prep and make ahead.  It was so good, I made it 2 weeks in a row for my lunch!  I can’t get enough of this crunchy, tasty salad.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 198 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Salad

  • 1 3-ounce package ramen noodles crushed in to small pieces
  • 1 12-ounce bag coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds to top

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 flavor packet from the ramen
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 lime juiced

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, add the crushed ramen noodles, coleslaw mix, peanuts, and sesame seeds. 
  • To a mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients, and shake well to combine.  Pour dressing over the salad and toss well.
  • Garnish with extra sesame seeds before serving – enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 7gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 84mgPotassium: 623mgFiber: 6gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 11372IUVitamin C: 63mgCalcium: 102mgIron: 2mg
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