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« 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

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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 05:00:30 AM »

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

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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 05:59:52 AM »

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


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« 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
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2011 09:10:14 AM »

Bookmarking this! Thank you for sharing it. Smiley


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« 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!
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« 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.
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