15 Plant-Based Nourishing Noodle Bowl Recipes

March 6, 2024

There is something very comforting about a bowl of noodles. Maybe it’s the association of loved ones bringing you a bowl of noodle soup when you are sick.

But, noodle bowls are awesome any time of the day or year. They are often a really quick fix making them ideal for weekday nights, or times when you just don’t feel like cooking.

Noodle bowls are versatile and can be made with just about any veggies you have on hand and a delicious broth can be made with things you have in your spice cupboard.

If you still need some inspiration, check out these OGP recipes for delicious noodle bowls that are full of flavor and nutrition.

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1. Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sesame Soba

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sesame Soba by Stephanie McKinnie


In this recipe, soba noodles are served in a savory homemade mushroom broth that’s infused with a roasted red bell pepper sauce and then topped with an assortment of vegetables and fresh herbs. This noodle dish is big on flavor— it’s a little spicy, a little savory, with a bit of umami. Serve this by hot on a cold winter’s day to help fight the cold.

2. Soybean Noodles in Peanut Butter Spinach Sauce

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Soybean Noodles in Peanut Butter Spinach Sauce by Ida Hemmingsson-Holl


This recipe from by is perfect for those nights when you want a delicious and filling meal but want to spend less than ten minutes in the kitchen. The soybean noodles cook within minutes and then you simply have to toss them in the savory peanut butter spinach sauce. For a tangy finish, squeeze some lime juice right on before serving.

3. Somen Noodles With Nori Dressing

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Somen Noodles With Nori Dressing by Lan Pham Wilson


Somen noodles are very thin white Japanese noodles made of wheat flour and are usually served cold. As this recipe proves, it is a breeze to make a delicious and filling meal with Somen noodles as the base. This by dish contains a savory-sweet broth spiked with soy sauce and maple syrup, a refreshing seaweed dressing, and plenty of garnishes, including sliced cucumbers, kimchi, scallions, and nuts. Yum!

4. Comforting Veggie and Tofu Pho

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Comforting Veggie and Tofu Pho by Claire Ragozzino


What makes this delicious by extra special is the rich broth. Lemongrass, anise pods, whole cloves, and plum vinegar create a rich umami taste that compliments the soup perfectly.

5. Thai Red Curry Ramen

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Thai Red Curry Ramen by Trudy Geneus


Sometimes, you’re just in the mood for something light, but cozy. by is the perfect solution. You have to try making this Thai Red Curry Ramen!

6. Ginger-Lime Soba Noodles With Vegetables

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Ginger-Lime Soba Noodles With Vegetables by Sylwia Radzaj


Dinners like these by are perfect for the warmer weather. It’s super quick to cook, with fresh summery flavors and produce. It tastes best when room temperature or chilled, so all the better to help you cool off!

7. Easy Khao Soi Thai Noodle Soup

Easy Khao Soi Thai Noodle Soup by Debbie Dine


Khao soi is a popular dish from the Chiang Mai region of northern Thailand. It is a coconut curry noodle soup and oddly not often found in Thai restaurants around the world. The authentic version is made with egg noodles and chicken, which can easily be replaced with glass bean noodles and shiitake mushrooms. Get ready for lots of spicy chopping with this by ! This soup is fun to make, loaded with flavor and spice, and is the next thing on your to-do list.

8. Noodles With Veggies and Spicy Szechuan Peanut Sauce

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Noodles With Veggies and Spicy Szechuan Peanut Sauce by Molly Patrick


These noodles with veggies and spicy Szechuan peanut sauce are simple to make and delicious! This recipe for by is quick to prepare and will become a fast favorite to add to your plant-based, oil-free rotation.

9. Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

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Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup by Dawn Hutchins


The dreaded flu season is upon us right now! Fight back and boost your immune system with a classic, by of Florida Coastal Cooking & Wellness. This noodle soup has all the flavors you grew up with but with a plant-based spin, and even healthier for you.

10. Vietnamese Pho

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Vietnamese Pho by Jenny Connelly


This amazing vegan by will be your new favorite dish! If you have any soup leftover, it tastes just as great the next day or you could even try freezing it for a day you don’t fancy cooking.

11. Sesame Portobello Ramen

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Sesame Portobello Ramen by Melanie Sorrentino


Nothin’ beats a big ol’ bowl of noodles — hence why ramen is beloved by so many. This easy by features an umami vegan chicken broth that’s infused with sesame oil and packed with gluten-free rice noodles, sweet bell peppers, carrots, and meaty Portobello mushrooms. Add a sprinkle of black sesame for a little extra flavor and to make it picture-perfect.

12. Sweet and Spicy Noodle Bowl

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Sweet and Spicy Noodle Bowl by Lena Novak


This sauce in this by is a very handy recipe to have when you don’t know what to do with the tasteless fruit that you accidentally buy! It could be even peaches, apricots, mango, cantaloupe, or papaya. You can put any veggies that you want in this sweet and spicy noodle bowl! It’s perfect for when you don’t have enough of each veggie to eat on its own. Try this sweet and spicy noodle bowl! It’s delicious!

13. Green Tea Sesame Soba Noodles With Stir Fried Tofu

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Green Tea Sesame Soba Noodles With Stir Fried Tofu by Medha Swaminathan


This easy vegan by combines vibrant green tea soba noodles, toasted sesame seeds, and umami baked tofu stir-fried in a spicy and flavorful sauce!

14. Miso Ramen Bowl With Tellicherry Black Pepper Tofu

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Miso Ramen Bowl With Tellicherry Black Pepper Tofu by Anett Velsberg


What do you do if you’re craving something that is rich and bursts with umami? Make this vegan by ! The combination of miso, dried shiitakes and a tiny amount of soy milk does the trick. Plus, the Tellicherry black pepper tofu gives it a nice kick. Complete with miso-glazed bok choy and sautéed shimeij mushrooms, this vegan ramen will have you wanting more before you’ve even slurped the last noodle.

15. Miso Soup with Udon Noodles

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Miso Soup with Udon Noodles by Dawn Kriss


This by has a great, super-simple soup base, and you can throw anything in that you like! You can also use red or brown miso for a stronger flavor (white miso is the mildest).

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