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Protein noodles

This 15-minute noodle recipe is packed with protein and flavour!

Vegan | Serves 2 | MAIN


  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 200g pressed firm tofu or smoked tofu, cut in cubes
  • 125g soya beans (frozen or from jar)
  • 150g whole-wheat noodles
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled in ribbons
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh coriander, sesame seeds and squeeze of lime juice to serve


  • 2 tablespoons of each sesame oil, soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon of each maple syrup and smooth peanut butter
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of each garlic granules, chili flakes, ground coriander and oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Dhow Nature Foods ginger (10% discount code: DHOWLIKENATALI)
  • Pinch of black pepper



  1. In a jar add the dressing ingredients and shake well to combine.

  2. In a pan, on a medium heat, add the coconut oil and tofu.

  3. Season with salt and pepper and sauté until golden on all sides.

  4. In a pot, on medium heat, boil the beans in salted water for 7 minutes.

  5. Cook your noodles and edamame beans (if using frozen) according to the package instructions.

  6. Rinse and drain the noodles and edamame.

  7. In a large bowl combine the noodles, tofu, carrot ribbons, spring onions and dressing.

  8. Serve with toasted sesame seeds, crushed peanuts, fresh coriander and a squeeze of lime juice. Enjoy hot or cold!


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