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Quick Homemade Ramen

Made mostly from pantry staples, this quick homemade ramen recipe is an easy to make and delicious. Loaded with flavor you'll be shocked that this ramen recipe comes together in 20 minutes.
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Ingredients

Spicy sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter, Earth Balance brand
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic , minced - about 2 cloves
  • 1.5 teaspoons ginger, remove the skin before mincing
  • 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth

Ramen and veggies:

  • 2 blocks ramen, Top Ramen brand. No seasoning packets needed.
  • ½ cup white onion, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, julienned or sliced thinly
  • 8 oz button mushrooms, rinsed and sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Optional Toppings

  • 2 large eggs, poached, 1 egg per serving
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons scallions
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

Equipment

  • saucepan
  • pasta pot
  • colander

Instructions 

Prepare the dish:

  • In a large sauté pan over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon of sesame oil.
  • Next, you’ll add in the minced garlic and ginger. Let this simmer until it begins to brown and is fragrant.
  • Next, you’ll add diced onion, sliced button mushrooms, and julienned red pepper slices. Stir well.
  • Once they begin to soften and brown, deglaze the pan with the veggie stock and soy sauce.
    Stir well making sure to scrape up all of the crispy bits in the bottom of the pan.
  • Boil a pot of water and add two blocks of ramen, without seasoning.
    Drain off the water in a colander once the ramen is al dente. About 2 minutes.
  • Add the al dente ramen in the pan with the vegetables and sauce. Stir well.
  • Top with a pinch of red pepper flakes, salt and ground pepper. Stir well.
  • Let everything simmer in the pan until the ramen begins to get slightly crispy on the edges. Once this happens you can turn off the heat, top with your favorite protein and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 391kcal, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 30g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g, Monounsaturated Fat: 10g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 216mg, Sodium: 1333mg, Potassium: 812mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 3150IU, Vitamin C: 103mg, Calcium: 94mg, Iron: 3mg