Vegetable Pad Thai: Vegan Asian Delight
If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy Asian-inspired meal that’s also vegan-friendly, our Vegetable Pad Thai recipe is the perfect choice. This colorful and flavorful dish is a true delight for your taste buds. Packed with a variety of fresh vegetables and aromatic spices, it’s a satisfying and nutritious option for both vegans and non-vegans alike.
- 8 ounces rice noodles
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 carrot, julienned
- 1 zucchini, julienned
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
- Lime wedges, for serving
- Start by soaking the rice noodles in hot water for about 8-10 minutes or until they are soft but still slightly firm. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the sliced onion and minced garlic, and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they become fragrant and slightly softened.
- Add the red bell pepper, carrot, and zucchini to the skillet. Stir-fry for another 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are tender yet crisp.
- Toss in the drained rice noodles and bean sprouts. Stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes to heat everything through.
- Remove the skillet from heat and sprinkle the chopped cilantro and peanuts over the top of the Pad Thai.
- Serve the Vegetable Pad Thai hot, garnished with lime wedges for that extra zesty kick.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Vegetable Pad Thai is a delightful and healthy vegan dish that combines the vibrant flavors of Asia into one satisfying meal. It’s quick to prepare and perfect for a weeknight dinner or lunch.
Nutrition Facts: (Per Serving) Calories: 320, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 56g, Protein: 6g
Indulge in this Vegan Asian Delight and experience the taste of Thailand right in your own kitchen. With its tantalizing blend of textures and flavors, this Vegetable Pad Thai will become a family favorite in no time. It’s a fantastic way to enjoy a taste of Asia while sticking to your vegan lifestyle.