Stir-Fried Noodles with Green Tea

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Perfect for a hot summer’s night, baked tofu, bell peppers and scallions are stir-fried with udon noodles in this quick and easy dish.

Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

  • 8 ounces udon or whole-wheat noodles

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1 teaspoon loose green tea leaves, preferably gunpowder (optional)

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 8 ounces flavored baked tofu, (see Tip), cut into matchsticks

  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 4 scallions, cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions
  1. 4 servings

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook noodles according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to prevent sticking. Set aside.

  3. Heat a wok over medium heat. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add tea leaves (if using), ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tofu and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add red and yellow bell peppers and cook, stirring, until the peppers soften, 1 to 2 minutes.

  4. Stir in the noodles, scallions, soy sauce and vinegar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the noodles are heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in sesame oil and pepper. Toss to combine. Serve warm or cold.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
422
Carbohydrates
47g
Fat
16g
Saturated Fat
2g
Monounsaturated Fat
5g
Protein
23g
Cholesterol
0mg
Dietary Fiber
5g
Potassium
267mg
Sodium
521mg
Added Sugars
Exchanges
2 1/2 starch
1 vegetable
2 medium fat meat
1 fat
Carbohydrate Servings
3
Vitamin C (100% daily value)
Vitamin A (40% dv)
Iron (25% dv).

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