Vegetarian Pad Thai

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This Vegetarian Pad Thai is a crowd pleaser — and it’s gluten-free and dairy-free! This dinner-time favorite proves that you don’t need meat to make a meal great. A simple mixture of brown rice noodles, some chopped veggies, peanuts, and eggs will have you feeling full and happy in no time!

Vegetarian Pad Thai | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

Vegetarian Pad Thai | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

We were driving around completing errands one Saturday morning when we concocted this recipe. Lauren really wanted to forgo meat for dinner, and pad thai happens to be a favorite of hers. Put the two ideas together and there-you-go: Vegetarian Pad Thai.

This tasty dish is sure to win any skeptic over in no time. The carrots will hide amongst the noodles in plain sight and then surprise you with a pleasant crunch! Kids and adults alike will dig into this Vegetarian Pad Thai with glee.

Vegetarian Pad Thai | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

If you’re looking for a lighter fare that doesn’t skimp on flavor, you’re in the right spot. This Vegetarian Pad Thai will fill you up and send you away happy!

Pro Tip

Don’t forget to chop some peanuts to throw on top when you put the Vegetarian Pad Thai in a bowl! Make sure to squeeze a fresh lime on there, as well! These simple acts will take a tasty bowl and kick it into the next stratosphere of flavor!

 

 

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Vegetarian Pad Thai
This Vegetarian Pad Thai is a crowd pleaser – and it's gluten-free and dairy-free! This dinner-time favorite proves that you don't need meat to make a meal great. A simple mixture of brown rice noodles, some chopped veggies, peanuts, and eggs will have you feeling full and happy in no time! Please note: All the ingredients below are easy to find gluten- and dairy-free, but not all brands are safe. So be sure to always check the ingredients.
Vegetarian Pad Thai | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Sauce
Vegetarian Pad Thai | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free
Instructions
  1. Prepare noodles according to instructions on the box. They should be cooked until tender but firm.
  2. While noodles are cooking, prepare the veggies. Cut off the ends of the green onions, then chop and separate the white from the green. Cut red pepper into strips. Mince garlic. If you don't buy shredded carrots, cut the carrot into matchsticks.
  3. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil.
  4. When the olive oil is simmering, add the garlic and white part of the green onion. Cook for 30 seconds to a minute, until the aroma hits.
  5. Add red pepper and cook until tender, stirring occassionally.
  6. While the veggies are cooking, mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Chop peanuts (if desired) for topping.
  7. Move veggies to one side of the pan and crack the eggs in the other side. Scramble with a spatula until cooked.
  8. Add sauce, noodles, carrots, and the remaining green onions. Stir until mixed and noodles are fully cooked (around 5 minutes).
  9. Serve with lime juice and peanuts. Enjoy!

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