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healthy vegetable pad thai with peanuts and cilantro

Healthy Vegetable Pad Thai

Whole wheat noodles add some nutrition to this healthy vegetarian meal. Crunchy vegetables, savory sauce, and healthy noodles make an easy weeknight meal.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 315kcal


  • 8 ounces dried wide and flat Asian whole wheat noodles.
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs freshly squeezed lime juice plus wedges for serving
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce
  • cayenne pepper to taste optional
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3 scallions white and green parts separated and thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup salted peanuts chopped


  • Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Drain.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, lime juice, and soy sauce
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high.
  • Add scallion whites and garlic and cook stirring constantly until fragrant, 30 seconds.
  • Add eggs and cook, scraping skillet with a rubber spatula, until eggs are almost set.
  • Transfer egg mixture to a plate.
  • Ad noodles and soy-sauce mixture to skillet; cook, tossing constantly, until noodles are coated with sauce.
  • Add egg mixture and toss to coat, breaking eggs up gently.
  • Serve topped with lime wedges, peanuts and cilantro.


Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 835mg | Potassium: 772mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3689IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 972mg | Iron: 17mg