Ramen is a classic Japanese soup that features a flavorful broth, springy, wavy noodles, and an array of toppings. Different regions in Japan have variations of this dish. While it often contains meat in the broth and toppings, it is easy to make this dish vegan. Read on to see some vegan ramen options that you can make at home. Make sure to use egg-free noodles in these dishes.
1. Easy Vegan Broccoli and Pepper Ramen Noodles by Make It Dairy Free
Not only is this recipe easy to make, but it is easy on the wallet. Broccoli and peppers add plenty of flavor and nutrition. If you want, you can add other toppings. The noodles themselves come from an instant noodle package, and the broth includes sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, and seasoning.
2. Hotate (Vegan Scallops) Ramen With Courgette Flowers Tempura by Vegant Cuisine
This ramen is the perfect dish to make for a special occasion. The rich broth is full of miso paste, dried mushrooms, curry, vegetable stock, and aromatics like ginger and garlic. The toppings beautifully meld well with the soup and noodles. These toppings include nori, baby spinach, tempura courgette flours, and mushrooms in the shape of scallops.
3. Ramen With Vegan Egg by Avant Garde Vegan
One of the most popular aspects of non-vegan ramen is the soft-boiled egg that often tops the dish. Luckily, you can enjoy that aspect of ramen while keeping the dish vegan. The egg comes from a combination of coconut milk, miso paste, corn flour, and sriracha mayo. The dish that the egg tops is just as exciting as the egg itself. The broth consists of garlic, ginger, soy, miso paste, maple syrup, dried shitake, and sesame oil.
4. Spicy Vegan Kimchi Ramen by The Savory Vegan
If you want spicy ramen, consider this kimchi version. Kimchi is a spicy and sweet fermented cabbage ingredient that originates in South Korea. The soup contains a mix of broth, soy sauce, rice vinegar, tofu, kale, onion, garlic, and ginger. This ramen is a delicious choice for dinner any night of the week or for a special occasion.
5. Vegan Ramen With Nori Wrapped Tofu by Eating Vegan With Me
All components of this dish offer fabulous levels of flavor. The broth includes ginger, lemongrass, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, and chilis. The nori-wrapped tofu is the tasty star of this dish. It is seasoned with teriyaki and fried in oil. The ramen is also topped with mushrooms, leek, bean sprouts, and spring onions.
6. 15-Minute Vegan Ramen by Full of Plants
This recipe is designed to provide you with relief from your ramen cravings. The dish takes less than 15 minutes to make. It is so tasty that it may even take less time for you to eat it. Simply create a delicious, aromatic broth and top it with plenty of amazing toppings, such as mushrooms, tofu, bok choy, and anything you want.
7. Abura Soba Soupless Ramen Noodles by Okonomi Kitchen
While ramen noodles in soup are doubtlessly delicious, you can also try the noodles without soup. This option is delicious and hearty, thanks to its flavorful sauce. Consider topping this dish with baked tofu, vegetable dumplings, bamboo, fried onion, mushrooms, tempura, and sesame seeds. You can easily make this dish whenever you want, thanks to the ease of the recipe.
8. Avacado-Miso Ramen by Tasting Table
Choose this creamy ramen if you want a comforting yet exciting treat. The creaminess comes from mashed avocado and soy milk, while the umami flavor comes from miso, shoyu, and tofu. The flavor comes together with a squeeze of lemon. Garnish this recipe with bell pepper and tomato. Make this easy recipe when you want to impress guests or have a cozy meal.
9. Blackened Garlic Oat Milk Ramen by Chez Jorge
The blackened garlic in this recipe brings the flavor up a level. It is sharp and full of umami flavor. Other flavors of note include the ginger, miso, broad bean paste, and aromatics in the broth. The strong flavors balance out the creamy oat milk in the broth. Top this beautifully complex dish with grilled onions, scallions, and bean sprouts.
10. Coconut Curry Ramen by Minimalist Baker
This ramen recipe provides plenty of fun flavor that is a little different from other recipes. Warm curry and creamy coconut come together with miso paste to make a cozy and hearty broth. The result is a delicious Thai-inspired dish. Top off this dish with mushrooms, green onion, and chili sauce.
11. Creamy Vegan Mushroom Ramen by From My Bowl
Make this ramen if you love mushrooms. Not only is the broth full of hearty mushroom flavor, but the ramen is topped with a mix of mushrooms. With all of that umami, it is ideal that this dish has plenty of aromatics and bright flavors to balance it out. Top this recipe with bok choy, green onion, corn, and tofu. Coconut milk does a great job of making the broth creamy.
12. Creamy Vegan Ramen by Food By Maria
This dish is creamy, full of flavor, and easy to customize to your taste. Build this ramen with seitan, coconut aminos, olive oils, miso, garlic, ginger, and peanut butter. You can top this recipe with dumplings, bok choy, and any other vegetables you love. As a result, you have a dish with plenty of depth and flavor.
13. Easy One-Pot Spicy Miso Ramen by The Foodie Takes Flight
Choose this recipe if you want an easy dish that tastes like it took days to make. The broth is silky and flavorful, thanks to the use of miso paste, nut butter or Asian sesame paste, and soy milk. Just like many of these recipes, you can choose whatever topping you want. The recipe writer suggests bok choy, mushrooms, corn, nori, and scallions.
14. Hot and Sour Dashi Ramen by Great British Chefs
This hot and sour vegan dashi ramen provides all the flavor you need. Enjoy the umami flavor provided by the dried shiitake mushrooms, kombu, and soy sauce. The sweetness comes into play, thanks to the sugar, while spice comes from the chili oil and pickling liquid. Make the dashi two days in advance, and everything else is fairly simple.
15. Instant Pot Ramen Noodles by Belly Rules the Mind
Not only is this recipe delicious, but it is extremely easy to make with the help of your Instapot. You can simply whip it up on any weeknight. If you do not have an Instapot, this recipe also lists stove-top instructions. Rather than using the traditional Japanese flavors often found in ramen, this recipe uses Thai flavors such as curry, cilantro, and lime.
16. Miso-Tahini Ramen by Six Hungry Feet
Balance is the name of the game when it comes to this ramen. The broth contains sesame oil, sriracha, maple syrup, garlic powder, and rice vinegar. The result is an umami-packed broth that goes above and beyond the flavor that you can find in many vegan restaurants. You can top your soup with anything you want. Some options include edamame, mushrooms, tofu, scallions, and grilled vegetables.
17. One-Pot Easy Vegan Ramen by Rainbow Nourishments
You may think that ramen needs to take days of work to be good. However, it can easily be made in a single pot. The broth is creamy and full of umami flavors from miso, tahini, soy, and vinegar. Once that broth is complete, you can simply top the broth and noodles with bok choy, tofu, carrots, green onions, sesame seeds, and chili.
18. Ramen Tteokbokki by The Plant-Based Wok
Tteokbokki is a popular Korean dish consisting of rice cakes, vegetables, and a spicy sauce with a lot of depth. This version combines that dish with ramen noodles to create an even heartier dish. Gochujang, gochugaru, cabbage, scallions, kombu, mushrooms, soy sauce, and other vegetables all play a role in this dish.
19. Sesame Ramen With Roasted Tempeh and Seaweed by Divine Healthy Food
Choose this ramen if you are looking for savory layers of flavor. Tempeh offers plenty of protein and texture and flavor. This recipe will work with either sesame paste or tahini. However, sesame paste will likely yield the best results. The broth also includes plenty of delicious seasonings, including miso paste, sesame oil, rice vinegar, ground ginger, and white wine.
20. Spicy Eggplant Tempura Ramen by Annie Chun
This ramen has everything you could want from flavors in a ramen soup. The broth is spicy and full of umami miso flavors. While the broth and noodles in this recipe come from a package, the toppings are also fun to make. This dish is topped with baked tofu and eggplant tempura. These toppings provide heartiness and delicious textures.
21. Spinach Mushroom Ramen Noodles by Honey, What’s Cooking
Spinach and mushrooms are a classic pairing. They go beautifully with these ramen noodles. While this recipe is not a soup, the noodles are a delicious and hearty meal. The spinach and mushroom are balanced by the aromatics and spice provided by garlic, scallions, and chili vinegar. With this dish being so easy to make, you can whip it up quickly in under an hour.
22. Spiralized Vegan Ramen Soup With Zucchini Noodles by Inspiralized
Zucchini noodles add some brightness and texture to this delicious dish. The rich, umami broth is made up of miso paste, sesame oil, soy sauce, and aromatics such as garlic, ginger, and onions. Top off the ramen with mushrooms, black sesame seeds, and bok choy or any vegetables you want.
23. Tantanmen Ramen with Bok Choy by Ela Vegan
Choose this recipe if you want a creamy ramen with a bit of peanut flavor. The layers of the flavor come from vegan meat, tahini, and plenty of delicious aromatics. You can add a bit of color to this dish by topping this ramen with scallions and bok choy.
24. Thai Peanut Ramen Noodle Soup by Bianca Zapatka
This dish is another one that combines another popular Asian dish with ramen. This ramen celebrates the rich flavors of peanut butter sauce. It also includes roasted mushrooms, tofu, and jalapenos. Curry, coconut milk, peanut butter, and lime provide the major flavors in this dish. You can top this soup with toasted peanuts, sesame, and herbs such as green onions.
25. Vegan Crispy Tofu Ramen Noodles by The Baking Fairy
Try this recipe if you want a bowl of ramen that is similar to what you might find at a restaurant. The broth in this dish provides a flavorful and complex base. The crispy tofu adds plenty of protein and deep flavor to this dish. Other delicious toppings include baby bok choi, bean sprouts, mushrooms, nori, and green onions.
26. Vegan Lemongrass Ramen by Love Is in My Tummy
This fast but hearty dish features the delicious, light flavors of lemongrass. Those flavors are beautifully elevated by ginger and garlic. Add some spice with sambal oelek and umami with soy. You can add whatever vegetables you want. The recipe writer suggests bell pepper, cabbage, carrot, and onion. You can also add mustard greens, chili crisps, peanuts, and green onions.
27. Vegan Miso Ramen with Black Garlic Oil by Kindly Coconut
Choose this recipe if you are looking for a perfectly balanced dish that hits all of your tastebuds. Black garlic oil provides an earthy flavor note that brings out a lot of the character of the mushrooms, the miso, and the soy sauce.
The kombu dashi used in this recipe requires an overnight soak. However, this step is fairly easy and so worth the time. If you need, you can substitute the dashi broth with a mushroom or vegetable broth.
28. Vegan Ramen Soup with Zucchini Noodles by Jar of Lemons
While many people enjoy traditional ramen noodles, that does not mean that you can not try an alternative. Zucchini noodles are tasty, flavorful, and gluten-free. If you decide you want more traditional noodles, you can easily substitute them. The soup also contains ginger, garlic, sesame oil, mushrooms, spinach, carrots, and green onions.
29. Vegan Ramen with Creamy Sesame Broth by Cilantro & Citronella
If you are looking for a vegan version of tantanmen ramen, this may be the recipe that you are looking for. Sesame plays the starring role in this dish, and its supporting roles include fresh bok choy, fried tofu, and fried scallions. All of these flavors come together to provide umami goodness.
Unlike many of the other recipes on this list, it is not a white miso-based soup. Instead, it uses dark miso paste.
30. Vegan Ramen with Miso Shitake Broth by Feasting at Home
This recipe is a great choice for anyone who loves umami and mushrooms. It contains tofu, nori, sesame, kombu, and shiitake. The mushrooms play a very important role in this dish. The umami flavors are beautifully complemented by the spice from the sriracha.
The toppings for this recipe can range from roasted vegetables, bok choy, furikake, sesame seeds, and sesame oil. Consider adding more shiitakes on top to emphasize the mushroom flavor. This entire dish takes about an hour to prepare.
You will love this dish if you want plenty of complex and complementary flavors. The sesame glazed tofu provides sweetness and tanginess that beautifully compliment the sesame ginger broth. Along with the tofu, top off this dish with edamame, carrots, and mushrooms. Some sesame seeds, scallions, and ginger bring all of the flavors together.
Easy Vegan Ramen Recipes, Final Thoughts
With all of these delicious ramen recipes, you will find out that vegan ramen can be even more exciting than what you can find at a regular vegan restaurant. Try a simple recipe or amp up the flavor with curry, sesame, peanut, dashi, black garlic, and more.
And if you are looking for some breakfast ideas, check out these tasty vegan pancake recipes.