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Tasty vegetarian pad Thai just 220 calories

Craving some Thai take away but don’t want to undo all your hard work losing weight? We hear you.

This healthy version has all the flavour and colour but none of the excessive amounts of sugar and oil that you might find in a restaurant. It’s just 220 calories per serve.

We love healthy takeaway makeovers in the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

vegetarian pad thai

 

Feel free to add some chicken, beef, pork or prawns to the dish if you like.

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Vegetarian Pad Thai
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian, Vegetarian
Servings
people
Ingredients
Pad Thai
  • 200 g wide rice noodles
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 red capsicum
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped
Sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp fish sauce alternatively, use miso paste or more soy sauce
  • Few drops of sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger minced
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder optional
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian, Vegetarian
Servings
people
Ingredients
Pad Thai
  • 200 g wide rice noodles
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 red capsicum
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped
Sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp fish sauce alternatively, use miso paste or more soy sauce
  • Few drops of sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger minced
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder optional
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
Instructions
  1. Cook rice noodles as per packet instructions.
  2. Mix all sauce ingredients together.
  3. As rice noodles are cooking, in a non stick fry pan, add the whisked eggs. Cook like you would cook an omelette, then remove from the pan and dice up.
  4. Finely slice carrot, zucchini and capsicum, add to the fry pan, sauté with a little water until heated through.
  5. Add the noodles, spinach and bean shoots to the pan, mix well. Then add the egg, peanuts and sauce.
  6. Stir until well combined, serve with extra peanuts and bean shoots on top with a wedge of lime on the side.
Recipe Notes

220 calories per serve

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Thanks Ash Petroff for sending us this delicious recipe.

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