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Tofu & Rice Noodle Bowl with peanut sauce

Tofu & Rice Noodle Bowl with Peanut Sauce

This Tofu & Rice Noodle Bowl with Peanut Sauce is the perfect meal for hot summer days. It’s easy and quick to make and highly customizable.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 769kcal
Author Bianca Haun | Elephantastic Vegan


  • 4.4 oz flat rice noodles
  • 14 oz firm tofu
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons plant-based oil
  • 1 carrot peeled into ribbons
  • 1/4 cucumber halved and cut into slices
  • 1 avocado halved and sliced

Ingredients for the peanut sauce

  • 2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water


  • 2 tablespoons roasted & salted peanuts chopped
  • black sesame seeds
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime


  • Boil the rice noodles in water until soft. Then rinse them with cold water, drain them and set aside.
  • In a large pan on high heat, add the oil for the tofu. Cut the tofu in cubes and add them to the pan. Add a splash of soy sauce and stir to get the tofu coated. Let the tofu pan-fry for about 4 minutes on each side or until it gets golden and crispy.
  • For the peanut sauce, whisk together the peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce and water until smooth. You can add more water to thin it out or more peanut butter to thicken it up.
  • Add the rice noodles, veggies, crispy tofu, avocado to a bowl, drizzle with the peanut sauce, top with peanuts, black sesame seeds, cilantro and add a lime!


Calories: 769kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 1130mg | Potassium: 878mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5269IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 303mg | Iron: 4mg