What to do with Ramen Noodles.... add your recipes here

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by KDbeads, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Well, it's ramen noodle economics in my house for a while and I figured we might ought to start a thread on what to do with the cheap noodles other than what the package suggests.

    Ramen lo Mein
    2 pks ramen noodles slightly broken up (take the seasoning packet out and stash somewhere for use later)
    1 onion, diced
    1 carrot, diced
    2 small or 1 large zucchini, diced
    2 slices bologna or whatever leftover meat you have, diced
    Soy sauce to taste
    Sesame seeds, optional

    For the veggies, this is just a base recipe, use whatever you have on hand, same with the meat!!

    Cook ramen noodles and drain, set aside. Saute bologna or meat in skillet, adding a little oil if needed. Once meat is nice and browned, remove from pan and set aside. Add all veggies to pan and a little oil if needed and saute until desired doneness, add back meat, dump in ramen, add soy sauce to taste and mix everything together on LOW heat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired. This usually makes enough for 2 person's dinner and hubby's lunch the next day

    Eating this RIGHT now:

    Cheezy ramen
    2 pks ramen noodles slightly broken up
    1/4 of one of the seasoning packets
    1 can cheddar cheese soup ( I think it's a can, might be less, it's been a while, hubby doesn't like this stuff so I don't make it often)

    Cook ramen and drain, dump can of soup into pot and set back on low heat, add in the partial packet of seasoning, stir to mix in and add ramen back to pot, stir and let warm through.
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    I used to just cut up some Kielbasa or ground beef and throw in any veggies we want to a packet or 2 of noodles. Can't really eat them any more...MSG even in the noodles [​IMG]
  3. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    No MSG in the noodles I buy, Maruchan brand. Seasoning packet yes, noodles no.
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Ooh cool! What a great thread idea!! Cheap meals! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 16, 2009
    AAAAHH! I throw them away, they are REALLY high in fat.

    .....that being said, I love to eat just the noodles, dry!

    ETA: OMG! The photo took awhile to load but it looks AWESOME!!
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2010
  6. jojo54

    jojo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2009
    BC Canada
    I grew sui choy last year and made this salad alot. Everyone loved it! [​IMG]

    Sui Choy (Napa Cabbage) Salad
    1/2 cup oil
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (I used Balsamic and regular mixed)
    2 tblsp soya sauce

    Crunchy Bits:
    1 cup slivered almonds
    1 package instant noodles (not the flavour packet)
    1/8 cup sesame seeds

    One head Sui Choy (Napa cabbage)

    Bring dressing to a boil and then let it cool. Make sure sugar is dissolved.

    In a separate pan, place all the crunchy bits. On medium heat, move them around in the pan until they are toasted. Remove, and cool.

    Chop up the sui choy thinly and put in a big bowl.

    Stir in the sauce, then the crunchy bits..refrigerate and then eat.
  7. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Quote:Define high in fat? 7 grams / 11% TDA.... not that bad compared to sausage and a ton of other foods I've seen in this section.

    More recipes please!!!

    JoJo54... I have a head of napa cabbage in the fridge now! I just may have to try that, sounds good!

    If you hate/despise/or otherwise do not like ramen noodles that's fine but some of the rest of us actually eat them and would like some variety!!! (and I mean this in the nicest way possible, this is not directed at anyone in particular!)
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2010
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    That looks YUMMY! I got broccoli, peas and good veggies on hand! Plenty of ramen noodles.

    I do nt have meat thawed out but can I use scrambled eggs?
  9. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Yep, I've used scrambled eggs as well [​IMG]
  10. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    Now this looks awesome!!! Pan fried noodle [​IMG]

    I'm thinking I need another head of napa to make this recipe! Hmmm...... have to wait until hubby gets paid..... Wonder how zucchini would taste on it... sliced in half moons, reallllll thin

    Or wait... orange beef....

    [​IMG] [​IMG] drool

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