MEMBER RECIPE

Vegetarian Pad Thai (Gluten Free) Recipe

Difficulty: Medium | Total Time: 30-40 | Active Time: | Makes: 4 servings

This Gluten Free Pad Thai is one of my family’s favorite dishes. Add a heap of grilled chicken or sea food and you have a delicious high protein meal.

Top with your favorite protein: chicken, seafood, tofu, etc.

INGREDIENTS
  • 6 ounces mung bean noodles
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 head broccoli, chopped into small spears
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon ume vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ¼ cup scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup peanuts, roasted and chopped
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Bring water for noodles to boil in a large pot
  2. Cook noodles according to instructions on package, then drain and set aside
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil, then add onion
  4. Saute onions for 10-15 minutes, over medium-low heat until lightly browned
  5. Add broccoli and ¼ cup water
  6. Cover pan and saute 5 minutes or so until broccoli turns bright green and begins to soften
  7. Stir in garlic and salt
  8. Then stir in sesame oil, agave and ume vinegar
  9. In a small bowl, combine arrowroot and 1 tablespoon water, stirring vigorously to make a paste without any lumps
  10. Pour the paste over the broccoli and mix quickly and vigorously to loosen any of the mixture that sticks to the bottom of the pan
  11. Place noodles on individual plates, then top with broccoli mixture
  12. Garnish with scallions, cilantro and peanuts

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