Asian Noodles

Noodles with Peanut Sauce, Broiled Kale, and Butternut Squash

Butternut squash

Here’s a luscious dish of noodles, kale butternut squash, enveloped in a rich peanut sauce. If you prefer, you can have all the ingredients heated and serve the dish hot instead of at room temperature. Contributed by Bryanna Clark Grogan. more→

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Japanese Noodles with Tempeh and Vegetables

Asian noodles, ginger, and garlic

If you like tempeh, you’re sure to enjoy this simple and lively Asian-flavored noodle dish, embellished with cabbage and snow peas. more→

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Curried Coconut Bean Thread Noodles

Don’t be daunted by the list of ingredients used here; it all comes together quickly, as the idea is to cook everything as briefly as possible. Enveloped in plenty of coconut milk, this dish of noodles and vegetables becomes quite luscious. more→

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Vegetable Chow Mein

Celery on cutting board

Chow mein uses wider and sometimes shorter noodles than lo mein. The amount and varieties of vegetables can be varied. Before starting to stir-fry, have all the vegetables cut and ready. Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. more→

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Indonesian Noodles (Bakmi Goreng)

This Indonesian-style noodle dish, embellished with sprouts, baked tofu, and peanuts, is a great choice when you long for something slightly exotic yet easy to prepare. more→

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Udon Noodles with Asparagus and Cashews

Asparagus

Hearty udon noodles are intertwined with delicious cashews and tender asparagus in a light sauce. Serve this Asian-style dish with a simple tofu or tempeh preparation. more→

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Udon Noodles with Spinach-Miso Pesto

This fusion pasta dish — the Asian flavor of miso with the bell peppers, tomatoes, and olives of Italian cuisine — makes a luscious warm-weather meal. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and a bountiful salad of greens and tomatoes. more→

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Vietnamese-Style Bean-Thread Noodles

Here’s a deliciously offbeat, light Asian-style noodle dish. Bean-thread noodles, which have a delightful texture, are available in natural foods stores, Asian groceries, and even some well-stocked supermarkets. more→

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