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Delightful One Pot Pad Thai Noodles Recipe

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After all the overeating that comes with the holiday season, this easy One Pot Pad Thai is the perfect light dinner or lunch that your family will love as much as mine does. Not only is it delightful, but the clean up is fantastic!

Easy One Pot Pad Thai Recipe to make quickly for dinner with less dishes and healthy for the family meal

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We are finally at that time of the year, the moment where we get to eat a lot, drink a lot and laugh a lot. I mean it’s like a dream come true right? Except after we eat, we are left with lots of dishes to clean. I’m so over cleaning and using all the dishes in my kitchen.

And that’s my friend when we start craving all light dishes. So this vegan pad thai has become my go-to meal of choice for after the holidays. This is super healthy tofu pad thai recipe, but it’s so flavorful that you forget that it is so good for you.

Trust me when I say, this tofu pad thai is so delicious it’s going to become a staple in your home. It’s become a crowd favorite in my household.

 

One Pot Vegan Pad Thai Recipe

 

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The pad thai noodles pair so well with the yummy vegetables like the shredded carrots, bean sprouts, and green onions. Bean sprouts are the healthy vegetable rockstar of this dish. They are a rich source of amino acids, vitamins and minerals, and fiber. They contain vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K, folate and are an excellent source of iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and zinc. Learn more about their health benefits here.

How to Make Pad Thai Sauce

The pad thai sauce is made with a mixture of sesame oil, peanuts, garlic, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and water. Sesame seed oil is said to improve hair and skin health, stimulate healthy bone growth, reduce blood pressure, maintain good heart health, manage anxiety and depression, prevent cancer, improve the digestive process, and lower inflammation. For oil, it has some excellent health benefits that should not be ignored.

Putting in the proper amount of sriracha to make the pad thai sauce the perfect amount of spicy takes a delicate hand. Remember you can always add more, you can’t take it away once it is in your pad thai sauce.

If you love this recipe, you will fall head over heels for this One Pot Chicken Lo Mein Recipe  or this yummy Vegan Lo Mein Recipe with Zucchini Noodles.

 

 
 

One Pot Pad Thai Recipe

This Delightful One Pot Pad Thai Recipe is vegan made with tofu and scrumptious pad thai sauce! You can make it just one pot limiting your clean up.
4.86 from 7 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: One Pot, Pasta, Thai, Vegan
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1776kcal
Author: April Golightly

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice noodles
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup carrot shredded
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp sriracha sauce can substitute with fish or oyster sauce if you want
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce plus 2 more if you want extra sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup firm tofu diced

Garnish

  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • peanuts

Instructions

  • Presoak the noodles or buy precooked pad thai noodles.
  • Dice tofu, garlic, and green onions. Add them to a saute' pan along with sesame oil. Sauté on med-high heat until tofu slightly starts to turn a golden color.
  • Add in noodles, half of your peanuts, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, water, and soy sauce. Stir and let simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add in carrots and bean sprouts, cover your pan, and cook for another 8 minutes.
  • Give it a final few stirs, remove from heat and plate. Top with Lime, green onions and the other half of the peanuts.

Notes

If you want to make to add more protein and flavor to this pad thai, you can add an egg to the frying pan after you cook the tofu. Crack an egg into your pan, stirring/breaking up frequently for around 8 minutes while it all cooks together. Your tofu will get a nice coating of egg/crispness during this step and brown up a little more.

Nutrition

Calories: 1776kcal | Carbohydrates: 296g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2815mg | Potassium: 1146mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 83g | Vitamin A: 432.7% | Vitamin C: 42.5% | Calcium: 55.4% | Iron: 52%
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Instructions for One Pod Pad Thai Noodles Recipe 

 
Make sure to presoak your noodles or buy precooked pad thai noodles.
 
Dice tofu, garlic, and green onions. Add them to a saute’ pan along with sesame oil. Sauté on med-high heat until tofu slightly starts to turn a golden color. An amazing saute pan is on my list (or adding very soon) of the Ultimate Kitchen Tools and Equipment Guide.
 
 
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Add in pad thai noodles, half of your peanuts, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, water, and soy sauce. Stir and let simmer for another 5 minutes.

 

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Add in shredded carrots and bean sprouts, cover your pan and cook for another 8 minutes.

 

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Give the pad thai final few stirs, remove from heat and plate. Top with freshly squeezed lime, diced green onions and the other half of the peanuts.

 

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29 thoughts on “Delightful One Pot Pad Thai Noodles Recipe”

  1. This looks fantastic! My husband is Asian, so we do a fair amount of Asian cuisine in our house. I love that this sounds pretty simple to make. Thanks for sharing!

  2. This looks amazing. I live in Finland where the selection of asian deliciousness is a bit lacking, and I have yet to have tried a pad thai recipe that tastes right but this one looks like it might be just the thing 😉 Pinning for later!!

  3. Are the rice noodles added to the recipe raw or cooked? Looking forward to trying this as Pad Thai is one of my favorite foods.

  4. Whern are you meant to add the sesame seeds? I fiollowed the recipe and then found I hadn’t added them! Still yummy though.

  5. Hands down favorite recipe to make! So easy and so delicious! I’m just wondering if you might have the nutritional info to go along with the recipe?

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