Courgette Chilli Noodles Recipe – Vegan

I bought some Sweet Chilli Sauce with garlic and ginger- absolute win I definitely recommend it! I was going to whip up some generic sweet chilli udon noodles and a bit of veg, but then I thought, I don’t NEED to have udon noodles… It’d be far more nutritious to use a vegetable as the noodles… cue the courgette.

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I had hardly any ingredients, so it was a definite ‘use what you can find’ sort of meal! But I was very proud of it, and my tummy was happy too, which means it’s definitely blog-worthy.

To start my day, I had porridge (made with rice milk) with pumpkin seeds and crushed up walnuts, mmmm! I unfortunately didn’t squeeze my own orange juice this morning, but it’s something that I need to start doing more often.

Breakfast of porridge, made with rice milk, and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds and walnuts

Breakfast of porridge, made with rice milk, and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds and walnuts

Then onto the big deal!


1 courgette (or zucchini for the american crowd!)

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1 spring onion, sliced

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1 carrot, halved and sliced

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2 tsp sweet chilli sauce

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Fry the spring onions until the are almost caramelising in their own skin, nice and golden on the outside.

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Add the carrots, and mix all the spring onion-y juices into the carrot.

When carrots are a little soft, add the courgette, sliced, and the sweet chilli sauce.


Mix well, ensuring all ingredients are covered in a thin layer of chilli sauce.

Leave to fry in the wok for a good 3-4 minutes (or until the veg is cooked to your liking).

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I served this as a main, on a square plate, because things like this always look nicer on a square plate, and with a miso soup for starters!

The miso soup comes in a dried up instant-soup style packet. It’s just an add-water job, but I always add some of my own spring onion too to give it a little crunch!

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And heres some snaps to make you want it… it was honestly such a gorgeous satisfyingly lovely lunch…

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soup and main

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One thought on “Courgette Chilli Noodles Recipe – Vegan

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