Hi beautiful people!
Easy Vegan Pad Thai is here upon popular request.
Last week, I posted that I was eating Thai noodles for dinner and you all went crazy on Instagram for it. I received countless direct messages begging me for the recipe.
I’ve now made it almost every day since because its truly the bomb – it tastes like the best Thai restaurant at home.
I used the amazing cilantro for my easy vegan pad Thai from Josie’s Organics, an amazing all organic company that grows their produce in the fertile California Valley.
Their family farming business dates back to the 1920’s, when two young Swiss immigrants, Sebastian and Josie Braga decided to start growing beets, tomatoes, onions, hay and corn.
Today, three generations later, the organic family farming tradition is being kept alive! Josie’s Organics harvests over 25 varieties of USDA certified organic veggies.
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If I see Josie’s Organics in the grocery store, I snatch it up real quick because it’s truly such fresh produce. You can find their produce at stores like Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Sprouts and many more.
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The recipe is super simple.
First, boil your water and let your pasta start cooking. Any long noodle will be perfect. I have tried multiple different kinds of noodles now to see which one I like best and it’s a tie between the quinoa spaghetti from Trader Joe’s and plain old whole wheat pasta. They both go really well.
Next, you are going to peel your zucchini and carrots into ribbons. It sounds complicated but it’s not.
Just use a vegetable peeler and peel the carrots and zucchini into the pan to make long pretty ribbons.
This goes so well with the pad thai because it mimics the noodle shape and blends in seamlessly. Your kids will even love it.
Saute the cabbage, zucchini and carrots together until tender but not mushy. Feel free to get creative and add any other vegetable you like. For example, bell peppers are great in it!
Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a large measuring glass or bowl and whisk until combined well. Drain the pasta and then add it back into the pot with all of the sauce, cooked veggies and green onion.
Put the stove on medium and stir the pasta and veggies until the sauce thickens. It will thicken up in a few minutes, just keep stirring continuously.
Garnish with lime juice, cilantro, and sesame seeds. You can also garnish with chopped peanuts and bean sprouts if ya want! The possibilities are endless. Yum!
This recipe for easy vegan pad thai LITERALLY tastes like a restaurant. Can’t wait for you all to try it! I ate mine with a pair of chop sticks and it felt so authentic…like I had gotten take-out from the best Thai restaurant in town.
This easy vegan pad thai is:
A little spicy
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Easy Vegan Pad Thai
- 16 oz long pasta of choice I have used both whole wheat and gluten-free
- 1/2 cup cilantro I use Josie's Organics
- 1/4 cup chopped green onion garnish on top
- 2 cups shredded green cabbage
- 4 large carrots peeled into ribbons
- 1 large zucchini peeled into ribbons
- fresh lime juice squeeze on top
Pad Thai Sauce
- 1 cup coconut aminos
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1 tsp sriracha or more if you like spicy
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil optional
- 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- Boil pasta according to box instructions.
- Saute carrots, zucchini and cabbage together until tender but not mushy then set aside.
- While pasta and veggies cook, whisk together all sauce ingredients in a bowl until combined.
- Drain pasta, with the stove on medium heat, add it back into the pot with all of the sauce, cooked veggies and green onions. Mix together until the sauce thickens up. This will take a few minutes.
- Garnish with cilantro, lime, and anything else you'd want!
- chopped peanuts
- chopped raw cashews
- sesame seeds
- green onion
This post was sponsored by Josie’s Organics.
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In good health,