Tofu and Thai Noodles with Peanut Sauce
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Tofu and Thai Noodles with Peanut Sauce

These rich Tofu and Thai Noodles with Peanut Sauce are a comfort food favorite! Thai noodles are covered in a sweet and spicy peanut sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword Thai noodles, vegan Thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 371kcal
Author Willow Moon

Ingredients

Peanut Sauce

Tofu

Noodle Bowls

  • 1/2 cup julienned carrots
  • 1/2 cup julienned red pepper
  • 4 oz. Pad Thai brown rice noodles
  • basil leaves chopped
  • cilantro leaves chopped
  • crushed peanuts or chili peanuts

Instructions

  • Peanut Sauce: Mix all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  • Tofu: Combine minced ginger, garlic, sesame oil, tamari, mirin, and brown rice vinegar. Cut tofu into bite sizes pieces and put into marinade. Marinade for at least an hour.
  • In a medium skillet, heat the sesame oil on medium heat. Add the tofu with marinade to the hot pan. Cook until browned, then flip and brown the other side. Set aside.
  • Noodle Bowls: Steam carrots and red pepper until tender.
  • Heat Pad Thai brown rice noodles in water according to directions.
  • Place Pad Thai noodles and peanut sauce in a bowl. Add a small amount of the hot pasta water, if desired. Add tofu and veggies. Reheat if necessary.
  • Top with chopped basil, cilantro leaves, and crushed peanuts. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1091mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3255IU | Vitamin C: 25.7mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 2.1mg