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Pad Thai Noodles

Serves 4

 

You won't be disappointed with this healthy vegan version of traditional Pad Thai. Using brown rice noodles instead of white rice noodles is a deliciously sneaky way to increase the nutritional value of this dish. These tangy, sweet and slippery noodles are seriously addicting!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces brown rice noodles
  • 3 cups broccoli florets (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Chopped roasted salted peanuts, for garnish

Procedure

Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook according to package directions. Add broccoli for the last 5 minutes of boiling and let cook until broccoli is fork tender. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.

In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, lime juice, and soy sauce. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add scallions and garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant. Add soy sauce mixture and noodles and broccoli to the skillet. Toss constantly until noodles and broccoli are coated with the sauce.

Serve noodles with lime wedges and garnish with cilantro and peanuts.

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