Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles

For a person who has had to buy herself new undies every week for the past two months due to her inability to do the laundry when is supposed to, I’d say that my meal-prep game is on point.

We’re talking 4 new packets of (actually super cute) knickers AND a new pair of running pants since all my clothes seem to be either:

1) On the never-ending pile of things I desperately need to wash.

2) On the shamefully big pile of clothes that I have already ruined due to the fact that I seem to have the skills of a 4-year-old when it comes to loading the washing machine. RIP wool sweaters.


Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

 Because apparently wool sweaters don’t go in the washing machine unless you want them to come out as if they were scratchy crop tops, which, if it’s what you’re going for, it’s perfectly fine. Go ahead and flaunt your new super-uncomfortable sweater which now totally makes you look as if you had stolen a 3-year-old’s. In the meantime, I’ll sit here crying at the loss of my favourite vintage sweater AND the amount of physics homework I need to get done (killing two birds with one stone, my multitasking game is strong too!)

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

If laundry isn’t the most dauting task of the history of dreadful chores I absolutely don’t want to do, then I don’t know what is. On the other hand, this dish is super easy to make, healthy and it can be made ahead of time so you have it ready when you come home ravenous from work/university/etc… making you feel like you’re not that hopeless of an adult project #win.

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

I mean, my laundry skills suck and I haven’t vacuumed for longer than I’d like to admit BUT I still get to eat nutritious and balanced meals everyday. See mum, see? I do know how to adult.

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

But really, these noodles couldn’t be easier to make, and they sure taste better than anything that comes in a package! Plus you get to use whichever veggies you have in your fridge, making sure that no food goes to waste.

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

Do yourself a favour and include these on your next weekly meal plan. And then come help me with laundry because I don’t think my student budget can afford another pair of compression socks.

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles: so much healthier and tastier than take-out!

Sesame Shiitake Miso Tofu Noodles
Serves 2
Salty and spicy, these are the perfect healthy fix to a ramen craving!
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Sesame glaze
  1. 70 grams tamari
  2. 5 grams sriracha
  3. 35 grams dark tahini
  4. 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  5. 60 grams water
  6. 20 grams maple syrup
Noodles
  1. 500 ml. water
  2. 1 sachet shiitake miso powder
  3. 120 grams rice noodles
Extras
  1. 250 grams firm tofu
  2. 100 grams mushrooms
  3. 100 grams broccoli
  4. a handful of pak choy leaves
  5. 7-8 baby corns
Instructions
  1. Whisk together all of the ingredients of the glaze.
  2. Cut tofu into cubes and marinate it in the sesame glaze for a couple of hours (overnight is best)
  3. Use the rest of the marinade to glaze the vegetables.
  4. Roast the vegetables + tofu at 200ºC for 20-30 minutes or until golden.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the noodles.
  6. Bring 500 ml. of water to boil, dissolve the miso packet and cook noodles according to directions in your package.
  7. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and enjoy!
Notes
  1. This recipe is vegan and gluten free.
  2. Tofu and vegetables can be made ahead of time.
  3. You can use 500ml. of miso broth if desired.
  4. You can cook your tofu and veggies in a pan if you find that's easier!
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And that’s all for today my friends! May you all have a nice weekend!

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7 Comments

  • Reply superfitbabe March 28, 2015 at 1:30 am

    Just want to say that this looks amazing! I LOVE tofu!

  • Reply Minh Nguyen March 28, 2015 at 9:28 am

    qué bonita! your bowl looks so yum! Tofu is the best 🙂

  • Reply whiskandshout March 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    Yes vegan and gluten free and YESSS tofu! I am feeling guilty looking at this as I’m sick and will totally be calling in Chinese takeaway today… not feeling up to cooking, but let me tell you, when I’m up and running, this will be the first thing I make! Pinned 🙂

  • Reply Jess @ whatjessicabakednext March 30, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    This looks divine, Consuelo! 😀 Love the flavours – comforting and delicious.

  • Reply rubyredapron March 31, 2015 at 4:53 am

    I have been craving tofu for weeks thanks to you! This looks amazing.

  • Reply josefinetm April 1, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Oh poor you – RIP sweaters 🙁 Well I guess this dish makes (almost) everything better again – looks sooooo delicious!

  • Reply amyalt April 1, 2015 at 9:35 am

    Looks so good! I have a tip that may work to motivate you to do your washing. When I’m at uni I pile my washing all around the floor in my room (instead of in the washing basket) where everyone can see it when they come in. I am pretty much a neat freak so after a little while I become so embarrassed by people looking at my dirty laundry when they come in that I am forced to do my washing!

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