Everyone loves noodles, and I’ve posted a lot of noodle recipes in the past decade. Here are ten of the most popular.
1. Sriracha Rainbow Noodle Salad – (101 Cookbooks)
This is a salad you’ll crave every day. A radiant, color-flecked tangle of noodles, cabbage, shredded carrots, pickled sushi ginger, and an abundance of cilantro, basil, and scallions. It has tofu and peanuts, coconut, ginger, avocado, and hemp seeds. The dressing(!) – it’s simple but strong, and steps in with an assertive spicy sriracha-lime punch. Get the recipe here.
2. My Favorite Veg Ramen – (101 Cookbooks)
My attempt at tackling a great veg ramen. Introduce your favorite noodles to a rich, miso-scallion nut-milk broth. Add a blitz of seasonal toppings, and spicy turmeric oil to finish. Also, suggestions for seasonal adaptations. Get the recipe here.
3. Spicy Tahini Noodles with Roasted Vegetables – (101 Cookbooks)
This is my favorite kind of weeknight meal. Noodles tossed with a quick sauce, topped with an abundance of vegetables, and kissed with chile feistiness courtesy of the condiment shelf.
Get the recipe here.
4. Sunshine Pad Thai – (101 Cookbooks)
If you love pad thai, you need to try this simple trick to make a turmeric noodle version. Get the recipe here.
5. Slurp-tastic Herb Noodles – (101 Cookbooks)
A big, slurpy bowl of whisper-thin spinach noodles draped in a spicy curry and herb broth – inspired by a beautiful box of noodles I picked up in Mill Valley, Ca. Get the recipe here.
6. Harissa Spaghettini – (101 Cookbooks)
A unique and flavor-packed pasta recipe. Whole wheat pasta noodles, olives, kale, pine nuts tossed in a pan for a tangle with a garlic-charged harissa and olive oil sauce. Get the recipe here.
7. Black Sesame Otsu – (101 Cookbooks)
The Black Sesame Otsu recipe from Super Natural Every Day – soba noodles and tofu slathered in a thinned-out, salty-sweet black sesame paste, then topped with lots of sliced green onions. Get the recipe here.
8. New Year Noodle Soup – Ash-e-Reshteh – (101 Cookbooks)
An amazing New Year Noodle Soup from Greg & Lucy Malouf’s beautiful book, Saraban. It’s a bean and noodle soup at its core featuring thin egg noodles swimming in a fragrant broth spiced with turmeric, cumin, chiles, and black pepper. You use a medley of lentils, chickpeas, and borlotti beans which makes the soup heart and filling without being heavy. You add spinach, dill, and cilantro. You add lime juice for a bit of sour at the end. And then you’ve got a number of toppings to add when you serve the soup – chopped walnuts, caramelized onions, and sour cream. Amazing. Get the recipe here.
9. Ottolenghi Soba Noodles with Aubergine and Mango – (101 Cookbooks)
Spicy brown sugar and lime-sauced soba noodles with tofu, eggplant, mango and lots of herbs. Inspired by a rare mango find, and a recipe in Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook, Plenty. Get the recipe here.
10. Last Minute Everything Bagel Noodle Bowl – (101 Cookbooks)
A perfect one-pot meal. Noodles, tofu, and broccoli boiled in one pot, drained, tossed with splashes of olive oil and ponzu, plus a generous showering of everything bagel seasoning to finish it all off.Get the recipe here.
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