The Perfect Pad Thai

The Perfect Pad Thai

Say goodbye to the Pad Thai carry out container. This easy Pad Thai plant-based recipe will satisfy your cravings and leave you feeling much better about your healthy decision.

Plant Based Pad Thai


Let’s not get it twisted, that take out would probably deliciously satisfy us, but eating out of takeout boxes doesn’t do much beyond that when we’re trying to eat healthier.

Take out might seem easier, but with this simple recipe, as complicated and fancy as “Pad Thai” may sound, you’ll quickly find that it’s just as easy.

Seriously – we nailed this recipe, and in good time.

This Pad Thai will not only leave your stomach happily full and your taste buds reminiscing on the perfect flavor combinations of sweet and salty, but it will leave you feeling good about what you just ate.

The simple garnishes of chopped green onion and finely chopped peanuts are not to be passed on, they make the dish complete and full.

We think the best part about this recipe is it’s not only really simple and quick to make, but it can be adjusted to fit all your preferences without messing anything up.

You can add (or pass on) whatever vegetables you prefer, or have in the fridge, and add Sriracha or your favorite hot sauce for a little extra kick.

Another great option is to dice some pressed tofu and fry it with some soy sauce. 

If that interests you, we have a great article with the top 3 tips for cooking tofu that tastes good every time.

This Pad Thai recipe is your canvas – make it what you want!

Pad Thai

World famous asian cuisine that is taste bid friendly.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 20 oz Pad Thai (Rice) Noodles
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 minced Garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 3 stalk green onions
  • 1/3 chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup water


Pad Thai Noodles

  1. Soak noodles (2 options):

    A. Bring water to a boil over stove, once boiling, remove pan from stove and soak noodles for 5-7 minutes

    B. In a microwave save bowl, large enough to hold noodles, bring water to a boil and soak noodles for 5-7 minutes

Cooked Veggies

  1. In a pan with olive oil (or water), over medium heat, sauté veggies with seasonings of choice (recommended: garlic salt, pepper, red cayenne, sesame)

Pad Thai Special Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, water, soy sauce,  peanut butter, limes, maple syrup, and garlic cloves stir until smooth

Pad Thai Dish

  1. 4. Drain noodles

  2. 5. Add noodles to pan with vegetables once they are cooked to preference

  3. 6. Pour over sauce and stir to mix together completely. Let cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  4. 7. Chop fresh green onion and finely chop unsalted peanuts for garnish (optional)


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