Sesame Garlic Tofu Ramen

Sesame Garlic Tofu Ramen – a savory weeknight dish that can be made in 15 minutes

This dish packs a flavor PUNCH and will leave your taste buds wanting more. There’s nothing like being able to quickly whip up your favorite take-out dish at home.

tofu veggie ramen

Sometimes when it’s rainy and bleak outside, all I want is a warm bowl of comforting ramen. And then I’ll take it to the next level with this sauce – OMG this sauce. Savory and packed with umami flavor. The best comforting home-cooked meal!


Sesame Garlic Tofu Ramen

This savory Sesame Garlic Tofu Ramen recipe is the perfect weeknight dish that can be made in under 15 minutes. Make your favorite take-out dish easily at home!

  • Author: Caroline Green, RDN, LD
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x



Sauce ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Tamari
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 TBSP rice vinegar
  • 1/21 tsp gochujang sauce or sambal oelek
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 TBSP brown sugar or honey
  • 1/4 cup water

Other ingredients:

  • 3 packets ramen noodles (do not use the seasoning packets)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 TBSP freshly grated ginger
  • 1 TBSP toasted sesame oil
  • 1 package extra firm baked tofu (example)
  • 1.52 cups fresh or frozen stir fry vegetables (such as snow peas, mushrooms, broccoli, peppers, green beans, etc)
  • 1 bunch green onions, ends thinly sliced
  • sesame seeds for topping



  1. Whisk all sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Fill a large saucepot with water and bring to a boil. Add ramen and cook for 3-4 minutes. Drain well.
  3. While ramen is cooking, heat sesame oil in large wok and add garlic and ginger, saute for about 1 minute on medium heat, or until fragrant. Add vegetables and tofu and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add ramen noodles and sauce to wok with vegetables and tofu and stir, mixing to combine. Cook until sauce is absorbed for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve and top with sliced green onions and sesame seeds. Enjoy!


*I made this recipe gluten free by using GF Ramen noodles (this brand) and by using GF hoisin sauce.

Keywords: ramen, gluten free ramen, ramen noodles, asian ramen, tofu vegan ramen, vegan ramen

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