nutritional information

Per 2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 263
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Total Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 138 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
Vegan

Thai Curried Noodles with Broccoli and Tofu

Thai Curried Noodles with Broccoli and Tofu

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

This creamy, golden noodle dish is modeled after the Thai dish khao soi, which combines sweet, spicy, and sour flavors in one bowl.
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 large shallots, chopped (1 cup)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro stems, plus ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • 2 Tbs. yellow or red Thai curry paste
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 15-oz. can light coconut milk
  • ¾ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 12-oz. pkg. firm tofu, drained and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 5 oz. dry fettuccine
  • 5 cups broccoli florets
  • 6 lime wedges, for garnish

1. Heat oil in medium pot over medium-high heat. Sauté shallots in oil 2 minutes. Add cilantro stems, curry paste, curry powder, and turmeric; cook 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk, broth, and brown sugar, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 5 minutes, then stir in tofu. Simmer 10 minutes.

2. Cook fettuccine in large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions. Add broccoli to pot for last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain, and add to tofu-curry mixture. Mix well, and serve with lime wedges and chopped cilantro.

April/May 2011 p.38

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comments

I used half the curry paste as my family has mild tastes but I could have gone up a little. We found it had lots of good flavour! Took me an hour to make, start to finish including chopping.

Shirley - 2014-02-25 00:41:19

Made this tonight & it was lacking flavor. I could feel the heat from the red curry paste & dried curry powder. I splashed some Bragg's aminos on it & that helped a little. Should have grated a little ginger in it & next time I will marinate the tofu in some Braggs, bake it then mix it in for some flavor.

Jay La - 2014-02-05 23:28:25

Dinner tonight?

Sarah - 2014-01-31 13:57:57

Hummm delicious and natural food for me is a the best idea to live very well....thanks...

Almir de Lima - 2014-01-29 20:50:03

Good

Cheryl - 2014-01-28 03:46:48

Thai noodles

Neha - 2014-01-28 03:30:31

Sounds good eh?

Cyndy - 2014-01-27 23:44:47

Yum

cara - 2014-01-27 22:59:49

Just made with green curry paste, coconut cream and cilantro frozen cubes (from trader Joe's) and penne pasta (of course all substitutions for what I had on hand). Whoa did the green chili paste have kick. Even with the full fat coconut cream I had to add some Greek yogurt on top to cut the heat. Would definitely make this again BUT with either red or yellow curry paste instead....which ever is most mild.

Heidi M. - 2013-12-10 08:18:24

We had brown rice noodles and they were great. My grandchildren loved it. We added salt.

Jennie - 2013-11-13 23:51:28

I made this tonight and it was very good. I substituted rice noodles for the fettuccine and I used an onion instead of shallots because that's what I had. I think the rice noodles worked very well and I recommend it. These are mild, and my 2 yr old daughter really likes them.

Jim - 2013-10-28 01:34:30

This was just meh. The sauce made something more like curried flavor glue in the dish. The components (I used tofu and green beans) didn't really take on any of the flavor. Very strange dish. Filing this one in the dust bin.

Leslie H - 2013-10-13 04:30:10

I will have to try this one again some time. I didn't have fettuccine, so i made it with quinoa noodles. The texture wasn't quite right with this dish. Also, I overcooked the broccoli. You really only need to cook it for 2 minutes just the instructions read. I also think I need a better Thai curry paste. It wasn't spicy enough, so I added some chili sauce. I will try it again soon.

Lanae Cordes - 2013-04-22 03:14:25

I hate cilantro; wonder what I could replace that with, or just omit it?

Larsey Sinasac - 2013-03-12 16:38:16

This was very disappointing. I altered the recipe as suggested below but still didn't care for it.

Linda Bluestein - 2013-02-19 02:07:36