Udon noodle soup

Udon noodle soup

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A Japanese-inspired teriyaki udon broth with chestnut mushrooms and spinach. A nourishing and light supper

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal124
  • fat4g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein5g
  • salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 50ml teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 140g chestnut mushroom, sliced
  • ½ bunch spring onions, thinly sliced

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 140g udon noodle
  • 200g bag spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Method

  1. In a large pan, dissolve the stock cube in 1 litre of water and stir in the teriyaki sauce. While the soup base comes to the boil, heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the mushrooms over a high heat, for 2-3 mins, until they turn golden. Add the spring onions and cook for 1 min more, then set aside.

  2. Once the soup base has come to the boil, add the noodles and cook for 4 mins. Add the spinach and cook for 1 min more until just wilted. Stir in the mushrooms, spring onions and some seasoning, and serve.

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Comments (8)

Tessal's picture
2.5

Quick recipe, we added unsalted peanuts and Indonesean-style fried unions when serving and changed the spinach for pak choi. Unfortunately we both had a lot of flatulence afterwards.

PurpleFrenchie's picture
5

Quick and delicious! Might add some chicken next time to see how it tastes with protein.

ldupuy's picture
5

Very nice & so quick!
Next time, I'll probably try to add 1/2 tsp grated ginger to the broth, though, to give it some kick.

sara-rara's picture

Easy to make but so bland! I added edamame beans and pak choi. It's really missing something but I couldn't put my finger on it.

stingray11's picture
3.75

Perfect for a very quick, easy vegetarian mid-week meal. The combination of the broth and the teriyaki sauce make it very tasty.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
2.5

This recipe was very quick and simple to make and tasted healthy. I couldn't get teriyaki sauce so ended up using hoisin sauce. Not interesting enough to try a second attempt.

suzymmorton's picture
5

Simple but tastes very good. Very healthy too. We added prawns for a bit of protein but shredded chicken would work as well.

lorens_pin's picture

First time cooking Udon noodles, this recipe was a lovely variation.

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