The Best Vegan Ramen Recipe

The Best Vegan Ramen Recipe

Savoring Compassion: A Vegan Ramen Delight

Welcome to a culinary journey where flavor meets compassion with VeganDukan! In this vegan ramen recipe, we'll explore how to create a bowl of steaming goodness that's not only packed with deliciousness but also cruelty-free. Let's explore the world of plant-based ingredients, all of which are available on VeganDukan, your one-stop shop for all vegan needs. 

But firstly, do you crave ramen to end a tiring day on a comfy note or to kick start a cozy day filled with laziness? Then, get ready with your wands to create a magical bowl of vegan ramen that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you feeling super nourished.

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe

Reimagining Comfort: Vegan Ramen with a Hearty Twist!

We all experience those moments when our souls crave the comfort of a single bowl of goodness. It's a sentiment we can all relate to. For those times when you yearn for a complete and comforting meal, loaded with an array of flavors and textures, this Vegan Ramen recipe is the perfect party in a bowl! Ramen, in general, is a meal that never gets boring, thanks to its wide customizability to suit individual preferences.

This plant-based ramen, a vegan take on the classic Japanese noodle soup, is not only comforting but also incredibly flavorful and warming. At its core is a rich mushroom broth infused with miso paste, delivering a profound umami taste to the recipe. Paired with chewy plant-based ramen noodles, savory baked or pan-fried tofu, and an abundance of fresh toppings such as sautéed mushrooms, green onions, bok choy, julienned white radish, carrots, and more. A finishing touch of chili crisp elevates the dish to new heights.

Delving into the history of Ramen, it originated from southern Chinese noodle dishes, reflecting the demographics of Chinese settlements in Yokohama, Japan. While gaining popularity during food shortages post-World War II, Ramen became a staple across Japan. The widespread popularity skyrocketed in 1958 with the invention of Instant Ramen by Momofuku Ando, making this comforting dish accessible worldwide.

Now, with countless Ramen recipes featuring various broth bases, seasonings, and toppings, let's not delay any further and embark on a journey to satisfy your ramen cravings at home.

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe

Cooking Vegan Ramen with Compassion in Mind!

Whether you find yourself in a financial bind, too hungry to cook from scratch, or lacking culinary expertise, ramen has always come to the rescue. In the realm of vegan ramen, a flavorful broth is the secret to transforming an ordinary bowl into something extraordinary. Traditional ramen often begins with a meat or seafood broth, but for this vegan version, the challenge was to create an equally rich broth using plant-based ingredients. The solution? Mushrooms! This broth, made with dried shiitake mushrooms blended with pink salt, onions, garlic, ginger, tofu, etc. forms the foundation of my vegan ramen. To enhance the flavor, I season the broth with soya sauce, vinegar, and white miso paste, resulting in a savory, earthy, and slightly tangy delight. Enjoy the comforting embrace of vegan ramen that respects both your taste buds and your compassionate choices.

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe


For the Broth:

For the Ramen Bowl:

  • 200g ramen noodles (check for egg-free noodles)
  • Tofu, sliced into cubes
  • Mixed vegetables (carrots, bok choy, mushrooms, spinach)
  • Green onions, sliced
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Sriracha or chili oil, optional for spice lovers

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe


Prepare the Broth:

      • Heat sesame oil in a pot over medium heat. Add sliced onions, minced garlic, and grated ginger. Sauté until fragrant.
      • Pour in vegetable broth, soy sauce, miso paste, vinegar, and Ultx Bee. Stir well and bring the mixture to a simmer.
      • Allow the broth to simmer for at least 15-20 minutes, adjusting seasoning with the star ingredient, the Shiitake Mushroom Pink Salt and pepper.

Prepare the Ramen Bowl:

      • Cook ramen noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
      • In a separate pan, pan-fry tofu cubes until golden brown.
      • Steam or sauté mixed vegetables until tender-crisp.

Assemble Your Vegan Ramen:

      • Divide the cooked noodles among serving bowls.
      • Ladle the hot broth over the noodles.
      • Top with tofu cubes, mixed vegetables, sliced green onions, and sesame seeds.
      • Drizzle with sriracha or chili oil for an extra kick.

Serve and Enjoy:

      • Your vegan ramen is ready to be enjoyed! Serve hot and slurp away, savoring the delightful combination of flavors in every spoonful.

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe

Vegan Ramen Hacks

Preserve the Unique Flavor:

Avoid substituting regular vegetable broth for the mushroom broth in this vegan ramen recipe. The time spent making the mushroom broth is well worth it, as it contributes significantly to the dish's flavor. Consider making the broth in advance to stay ahead of the game.

Keep Components Separate:

Instead of adding noodles and veggies directly to the pot with the broth, assemble the ramen in individual bowls. Storing the components separately prevents the noodles and vegetables from absorbing too much broth, ensuring they stay fresh and avoid becoming soggy.

Experiment with Toppings:

While the toppings in this vegan ramen recipe are delightful, feel free to get creative! Explore options like thinly sliced nori, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, or corn kernels. You can also switch out bok choy for sautéed spinach. If chili crisp isn't available, try adding a kick with sriracha. For an extra crunch, sprinkle sesame seeds on top!

The Best Ever Vegan Ramen Recipe


Indulge in the heartwarming satisfaction of a bowl of vegan ramen that not only delights your taste buds but also aligns with your compassionate choices. Feel free to customize your toppings and spice levels, making this recipe your own culinary masterpiece. Embrace the joy of plant-based living with this cruelty-free and delicious ramen experience!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Can vegan ramen be healthy?
      • Vegan ramen can indeed be healthy. For a healthy meal when a ramen is prepared with nutritious ingredients, it enhances its nutritional value. Also, ramen in general is a well-balanced complete meal containing protein, carbohydrates, fiber, healthy fats, and a great amount of vital vitamins and minerals. And the nutritional aspect can be altered according to your choice of ingredient in it. Moreover, as the vegetables in vegan or vegetarian ramen are lightly steamed, they hold on to their nutrition pretty well; Hence making vegan ramen a complete nutritional meal.
    • Are ramen noodles traditionally vegan?
      • Traditional ramen noodles are made of three simple vegan ingredients, i.e., wheat flour, water, and salt making them 100% vegan. Although there are non-vegan ramen noodles exist which contain animal fats or eggs along with wheat flour, salt, and water.
    • What are the instant ramen noodles that are vegan?
      • There are few instant ramen in the market that are surprisingly vegan:
        • Maggie by Nestle
        • Koyo ramen
        • Nissin cup ramen
        • Mr. McDougall’s
        • Annie Chun’s miso ramen & shoyu ramen
        • Lotus Foods rice ramen & rice ramen soup cups
        • Nogshim Shin Ramyun, etc.
    • How is vegan ramen better than regular ramen?
      • Being veggie-based, all vegan dishes, including ramen, contain tons of flavorful ingredients that infuse all their flavor into it. Also, vegan ramen, when cooked from scratch does not contain sodium-rich additives to enhance its flavor unlike regular non-vegan ramen as it contains meat. 
    • Is instant vegan ramen good for health?
      • Although instant ramen is not bad for health, the high sodium content in the flavoring packets or broths makes it not to be consumed on a regular basis.


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