Gluten-Free Spring Veggie Stir Fry with Noodles

Similar to traditional Asian noodles, spring veggies star in this delightful dish.

Fresh snow peas, scallions, sprouts, and carrots combine with tofu and noodles for a fresh, fragrant version of the classic stir fry. Fried or smoked tofu can easily be found in Asian supermarkets, but if you can’t find either, feel free to leave the tofu out.

Serves 4 to 6

What You Need:

For the noodles:
1 8-ounce package thick white rice noodles, cooked, drained
Salt, to taste
Sesame oil, to taste

For the dressing:
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon gluten-free soy sauce
3 tablespoons creamy nut butter
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 tablespoon Sriracha
Zest of 1 lime

For the stir fry:
1 15-ounce package fried or smoked tofu
1 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
2-1/2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
1/2 cup snow peas, strings removed
3/4 cup chopped asparagus
2 medium carrots, sliced into coins
1/4 cup soybean sprouts
1/3 cup scallions, chopped
3/4 cup fresh broccoli florets

What You Do:

  1. In a medium bowl, add noodles, salt lightly, and drizzle with a touch of sesame oil.
  2. For the dressing, in a medium bowl whisk together all ingredients. Coat noodles with dressing until evenly coated.
  3. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, toss together tofu, peanuts, and 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and sauté until browned, about 7 minutes. Set aside. Add remaining sesame oil, snow peas, asparagus, carrots, sprouts, scallions, and broccoli and sauté, stirring often, until vegetables are brightly colored and slightly tender. Combine veggies with tofu and peanut mixture.
  4. To serve, divide noodles evenly among serving bowls and top with veggies, tofu, and peanuts. Serve hot.

 

Photo coutesy of Allyson Kramer

More Recipes

Vegan Berry Hand Pies

Blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries—this recipe for “hand pies” uses them all!
Read More »

Vegan Maple-Pecan French Toast

Nothing is better than having a dessert-worthy dish and calling it breakfast.
Read More »

Vegan Sugar Cookie Dough

The perfect sugar cookie base for making the classic variety, or customizing it with your own flavor combinations. This super adaptable dough is great for holiday baking, or any time you fire up the oven.
Read More »

Vegan Almond Cheese

This rich, complexly flavored, dairy-free cheese is perfect for your next wine and cheese soirée.
Read More »

Vegan Pesto Pasta

This can be adapted to the season and your pantry. If you have loads of basil, use all basil and no spinach; if you don’t have much, use what you have and add more spinach.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »