A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News Announcement: Crafting your Halloween costume this year?  Enter it for a chance to win prizes!  Read the spooktacular details here.
Total Members: 308,410
Currently Running With Scissors:
517 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 2 [All]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Vegan Pad Thai (w/ Recipe!)  (Read 5105 times)
Tags for this thread: recipe , vegan , pad_thai , craftster_best_of_2011 , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4176
Joined: 28-Aug-2005

Catching the Undead Since 2011!

View Profile WWW
« on: January 18, 2011 03:05:34 AM »

I've recently had to eliminate dairy from my already-vegetarian diet so I've been taking it as an opportunity to explore new recipes.  This recipe is an amalgamation of many different sources, but the results were so delicious that I thought I'd share.  The only thing I'd change for next time is to make double so my husband and I won't argue about who is getting the leftovers for lunch. Smiley

Vegan Pad Thai for Two


1/4 cup soy or tamari sauce
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 T peanut butter
1 red chili pepper, minced

1 lb extra firm tofu
1/2 head green cabbage, sliced
1 bell pepper, sliced (I used a combination of green, red and orange)
1/2 yellow onion, diced
1 small head broccoli
small amount of oil for wok

rice noodles

To Make:

1.  Combine the first five ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until blended.  Set aside.

2.  Heat oil in wok over medium to medium-high heat.  Add chopped vegetables and cook until slightly tender. (I tend to start with the toughest vegetables and work my way up--in this case, onions went first, followed by bell peppers, broccoli, cabbage).

3.  While vegetables are cooking, make rice noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

4.  Once vegetables are tender, add crumbled tofu.  (My newest favorite way to cook tofu!)  Continue to cook until tofu is browned.

5.  Add sauce, stir and cook until heated through.

6.  In a large bowl, combine rice noodles with tofu and vegetables.  Stir, portion out and eat!

This would also be wonderful with fresh cilantro or ground peanuts.


« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 04:26:45 AM »

This sounds so yummy, I am definitely going to try it next week

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I am woman watch me grow!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5868
Joined: 23-May-2007

I've got a smile on my face & trees all around me

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 05:00:30 AM »

I think I'll need to try that.  Thanks for the recipe.

Sometimes you get to change the world, and other times the world changes you.

The only PhD I earned stands for Pretty Happy Dropout! Now starting new adventures!
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 05:59:52 AM »

looks delicious!  My mouth is watering just looking at it  Cheesy


I have lots of train tickets (I get the train most days), if anyone wants some for papercrafting just send me a PM Smiley
Offline Offline

Posts: 1512
Joined: 12-Jun-2007

A very proud Craftster best of 2012 awardee

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2011 06:47:01 AM »

OooH thanks for this, just off to get groceries, will definitely be trying this today. It looks and sounds gorgeous  I mean delicious (so used to commenting on non edible crafts!!) Grin
« Last Edit: January 18, 2011 06:47:37 AM by mink_bikini » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Acadian Driftwood
Offline Offline

Posts: 3125
Joined: 09-May-2008

Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2011 09:10:14 AM »

Bookmarking this! Thank you for sharing it. Smiley

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4176
Joined: 28-Aug-2005

Catching the Undead Since 2011!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2011 09:38:43 AM »

Hahaha, mink_bikini!  I would have probably said the same thing. Cheesy

Thanks, everyone! If/when you try it out, I'd love to hear feedback!

« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2011 11:46:16 PM »

Just made this, added extra veggies (baby corn and snow peas) and used sweet chilli sauce instead of chilli, very yummy!
Thank you for the recipe!!!
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2011 10:20:07 AM »

Yes! Making this tonight!
Without Cats I'm Nothing
Offline Offline

Posts: 1562
Joined: 19-Jun-2007

View Profile
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2011 06:56:49 PM »

Wow. This looks great. Thank you so much for sharing. I'm going to bookmark the page. I don't have a wok so I'll have to improvise. I'd probably overdo the vegetables but I'm sure it will come out. I like that there are basic ingredients too.
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2011 02:01:12 AM »

Thank you so much for this, it looks delicious! Definitely trying it.
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2011 01:33:26 PM »

Wow this looks amazing! Thanks for the recipe!
The Craftster Admin
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 42252
Joined: 18-Jan-2005

View Profile
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2012 11:39:47 AM »


You're a Craftster Best of 2011 Winner!

Craftster Best of 2011 Winner

Feel free to use this badge as your avatar!
If you'd like to use it as a badge on your personal website or blog, you can grab the full code at the bottom of this page.

Do more of what makes you happy.
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2012 04:30:20 PM »

I made this tonight and its delicious!  Thanks for the recipe!

I'm a noob when it comes to cooking so i follow things precisely.  However, I did double the sauce when I saw how much veg I had in the pan.  I don't know how big other people's cabbages are but mine was huge.  There was no way 1/2 the head would fit!  I was using a frying pan though (which I had to change to a pot eventually). 

Instead of the crumbled peanuts on top like pad thai tends to have, I added some hemp for an extra protein boost (and man am I full!)

Great recipe!
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2012 01:21:48 AM »

I have been lurking around on Craftser for ages but felt the need to finally sign up today to say thank you for posting this recipe! Me and the vegan boyfriend made this last night for our valentines dinner and it was delicious! The sauce was SO GOOD!

We used red pepper, spring onions and a couple of handfulls of shredded cabbage for veggies (oh, and a clove of garlic and about an inch of finely chopped fresh ginger), and cooked the scrambled tofu separately (with a tsp of tamarind paste, some ketchup, garlic puree, tumeric for some colour, a squeeze of sweet chilli sauce and a bit of tomato puree) before combining with all the other ingredients.

We finished off the whole affair with Gravity's vegan peanut butter bars for dessert to make it one totally peanut-tastic evening! Nom nom nom.
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [All] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mermaid Tail Blanket
October 19, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Vanilla Extract

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.