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Thai Basil Pesto Ramen (Vegan, GF)

The Herbeevore
This Thai basil pesto ramen noodle soup is a great way to add flavor and extra vegetables to a packet of ramen - this ramen noodle hack is a fantastic and fresh lunch or dinner. Ready in 15 minutes, this pesto ramen is easy to make, vegan, and gluten free!
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine American, Thai
Servings 2 servings
Calories 418 kcal


For the Thai Basil Pesto Sauce

  • 1 cups Thai basil
  • 1 cup kale
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil or light vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons water plus extra

For the Pesto Ramen Noodles

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon Light Sweet Miso Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 3 ounce package ramen Noodles only, discard the flavor packet
  • 2 tablespoons thai basil Pesto Sauce see recipe above
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 green onions sliced
  • sriracha
  • Sesame Seeds for garnish


  • To make the pesto, add all the pesto ingredients to a blender or food processor. Blend, adding 1 additional tablespoon of water at a time for a thinner sauce as desired.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the miso paste, tamari, and noodles and reduce the soup to a simmer. Cook the noodles for 6 to 7 minutes until they are done.
  • Stir in the pesto, kale, and green onion. Top with a handful of sesame seeds for some added texture.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning as needed, adding more Sriracha for heat.


Calories: 418kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 11gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 1564mgPotassium: 516mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 7695IUVitamin C: 87mgCalcium: 185mgIron: 4mg
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