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Stir-fried noodles with tofu

Crunchy veg, smooth noodles and soft tofu, combined with a sweet and spicy sauce. This healthy vegetarian dinner for two is ready in just 30 minutes

Here's what you'll need,

  • 100g fine rice noodle

  • 140g firm tofu

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil

  • 3 spring onions , shredded

  • 1 small chunk fresh root ginger , finely chopped

  • 1 red pepper , thinly sliced

  • 100g mangetout

  • 100g beansprouts

  • 1 tsp tikka masala paste

  • 2 tsp reduced-salt soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

  • roughly chopped coriander and lime wedges, to serve


  • STEP 1Put the noodles in a bowl and pour over boiling water to cover. Leave for 4 mins, then drain and rinse under running cold water until cold. Drain well, then snip into short lengths with scissors.

  • STEP 2Rinse the tofu in cold water, then cut into small chunks. Pat dry with kitchen paper. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a wok or large frying pan, add the tofu, then stir-fry for 2-3 mins, stirring until lightly browned. Drain on kitchen paper.

  • STEP 3Add the remaining oil to the wok and heat up. Add the spring onions, ginger, pepper and mangetout, then stir-fry for 1 min. Add the noodles and beansprouts, then stir to mix. Blend together the curry paste, soy, chilli sauce and 1 tbsp water, then add to the wok, stirring until everything is well coated in the sauce. Serve sprinkled with coriander, with lime wedges for squeezing over.

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