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Sesame tofu and veg noodle bowl

Warm up a cold January day with noodles in a broth, with tasty plant-based beefless strips, fresh veg and fried tofu in a tahini coating

, 17 December 2020

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Sesame tofu and veg noodle bowl
  • 30 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £2.19 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 714g serving contains
  • Energy

    1852KJ

    443KCAL

    22%
  • Fat

    22.8g

    high

    33%
  • Saturates

    2.9g

    low

    15%
  • Sugars

    6.4g

    low

    7%
  • Salt

    1.79g

    low

    20%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 259kJ/62kcal.
Ingredients
  • ½ x 396g pack Cauldron Original Tofu
  • 3tbsp tahini
  • 2tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 reduced-salt vegan stock cubes, made up to 1.5L
  • 3tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 5cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 115g pack Extra Special Shiitake Mushrooms
  • 600g cooked vegan noodles (thick udon work well)
  • 180g Plant Based Meat-Free Beef Style Strips, thinly sliced
  • 2 pak choi, halved lengthways
  • 1 large carrot, peeled into ribbons
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, shredded
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • Salad cress, to garnish
Method
  • Drain the tofu and pat dry with kitchen roll. Cut into 2cm cubes and toss through the tahini. Sprinkle over the sesame seeds and stir gently to coat.

  • Add the tofu to a frying pan with the rapeseed oil. Cook over a medium-high heat for 3-5 mins until golden and crisp, tossing occasionally, before setting aside.

  • Add the stock to a large pan with the reduced-salt soy sauce and fresh ginger. Bring to the boil.

  • Add the shiitake mushrooms to the pan, cutting any large ones in half, and cook for 3 mins.

  • Add the noodles, beef-style strips and pak choi to the pan. Cook for 2-3 mins, stirring occasionally to separate the noodles.

  • Divide the contents of the pan evenly between 4 soup bowls.

  • Top with the sesame tofu, carrot ribbons, radishes, spring onions, red onion and a sprinkling of salad cress. Serve immediately.