Vegan Ramen – A Nourishing Bowl of Goodness
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Crafting the Best Vegan Ramen
Take on the culinary challenge of making Vegan Ramen Bowls for a satisfying and healthy meal. Start with heating the water and cook the noodles until they are perfectly done, which should take no longer than 4 minutes. In the meantime, soak the shiitake mushrooms again in hot water for half an hour and then pat them dry in preparation for searing.
After preparing the mushrooms, place a wok over high heat and liberally spray it with avocado oil. After letting the carrots soften for a minute or two, add the shiitake mushrooms and continue to cook, watching closely to make sure that they do not burn. Add the remaining vegetables (edamame, green onions, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, and cremini mushrooms) and toss to combine for a savory blend.
After the vegetables have browned for two to three minutes, turn down the heat and add the edamame for another textural layer. Add the cooked noodles to the mixture and pour in the sauce that you made with avocado oil, low-sodium soy sauce, tamari, mirin, and maple syrup. Toss the vegetables and noodles gently with tongs so they can soak up the flavorful sauce.
Serve this culinary wonder right away so that the colorful combination of tastes may be fully appreciated. Add some optional red Fresno peppers and green onions to your Vegan Ramen Bowl for a final touch that will make this meal visually stunning and incredibly gratifying, celebrating the art of plant-based cooking. Savor the nutritious sweetness of this vegan ramen dish as you take in the symphony of flavors and textures with every spoonful.
Nutritional Benefits of the Vegan Ramen Noodles
This Vegan Ramen Bowl is proof that enjoyable and health-conscious eating can coexist together, even if it is made completely plant-based. This dish not only has delicious flavors, but it also supports the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Packed with a variety of vibrant veggies and high-protein edamame, it offers a filling and healthy substitute for regular ramen. The meticulously blended sauce, which has tamari, mirin, low-sodium soy sauce, and maple syrup, improves the flavor and is a healthier option than its non-vegan counterparts.
This recipe supports reduced levels of cholesterol and saturated fat because it does not include any animal products, which is good for the heart specifically. The colorful assortment of vegetables adds a wealth of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which further improves this culinary masterwork’s nutritional profile. Every mouthful of this Vegan Ramen Bowl turns into a celebration of creative cooking as well as conscious eating, demonstrating that plant-based alternatives can be a delight for the pallet as well as beneficial for general health.
Vegan Ramen – A Nourishing Bowl of Goodness
1oz dried shiitake mushrooms
- 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
- 1/2 cup carrot, thinly chopped
- 10oz bamboo shoots, chopped into 2-inch pieces
- 4oz water chestnuts, drained
- 2 green onion stalks, chopped
- 1 cup shelled edamame
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
- low sodium tamari
- 2 tablespoons mirin
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil
- red fresno peppers, chopped
- green onions, chopped
Bring a pot of water to a boil and add noodles. Once cooked to your satisfaction, drain and set aside. Should take no more than 4 minutes.
Hydrate the shiitake mushrooms by placing them in hot water for 30 minutes. Then pat them dry on a paper towel to prep them for searing.
Set a wok on high heat and once it is hot, spray with avocado oil. Add the carrots and cook for about 1 – 2 minutes to soften.
Then add the shiitake mushrooms and saute with the carrots for 1 – 2 minutes. Monitor the heat and ensure nothing is burning.
Then add the remaining veggies and toss together.
Once sear marks appear on the veggies (about 2 – 3 minutes), reduce the heat to low. Add the edamame and toss together.
Add the noodles and pour in the sauce.
Use tongs to toss the veggies and noodles together in the sauce.
Serve immediately, garnish and enjoy!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hey, I'm Kevin
My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.
By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!