Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Ready In: 35 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25-35 mins

This Pad Thai could become one of your family’s favorite dishes. Add a heap of grilled chicken or sea food and you have a delicious high protein meal. If you are looking for noodles, you’ll need to check out the Asian markets in your neck of the woods.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 284
  • Fat: 18g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 4g

Ingredients:

  1. 6 ounces mung bean noodles
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    1 large onion, diced
    1 head broccoli, chopped into small spears
    ¼ cup water
    3 cloves garlic
    ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
    1 tablespoon sesame oil
    1 tablespoon agave nectar
    1 tablespoon ume vinegar
    1 tablespoon arrowroot powder
    1 tablespoon water
    ¼ cup scallion, thinly sliced
    1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
    ¼ cup peanuts, roasted and chopped

Directions:

    1. Bring water for noodles to boil in a large pot
    2. Cook noodles according to instructions on package, then drain and set aside
    3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil, then add onion
    4. Saute onions for 10-15 minutes, over medium-low heat until lightly browned
    5. Add broccoli and ¼ cup water
    6. Cover pan and saute 5 minutes or so until broccoli turns bright green and begins to soften
    7. Stir in garlic and salt
    8. Then stir in sesame oil, agave and ume vinegar
    9. In a small bowl, combine arrowroot and 1 tablespoon water, stirring vigorously to make a paste without any lumps
    10. Pour the paste over the broccoli and mix quickly and vigorously to loosen any of the mixture that sticks to the bottom of the pan
    11. Place noodles on individual plates, then top with broccoli mixture
    12. Garnish with scallions, cilantro and peanuts

Elana is an eco-entrepreneur and gluten-free guru. She shares weekly recipes, ingredient selection, food purchasing, and preparation tips on her website, Elana's Pantry.

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