Better Than Takeout: Quick and Delicious Noodle Recipes

Noodles are our favorite thing to eat on the days when we’re super tired or busy and just don’t feel like cooking. This usually means ordering takeout but making noodles at home is a much cheaper and healthier option. They are usually very quick to make and when you pair them with various flavors you get exceptional results that totally surpass takeout. Check out our roundup of tasty and delicious noodle recipes for some ideas!

1. 15 Minute Lazy Noodles 

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You maybe don’t have a whole hour to put together a fancy gourmet meal, but you definitely have 15 minutes – and that’s all you’re going to need for the noodles we found at The Woks of Life! This recipe is going to be a total life-saver on a busy Monday!

2. Peanut Butter Sesame Noodles 

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Peanut butter is one of the most versatile foods that you can enjoy in sweet, sour and even spicy dishes. It pairs with everything! If you’ve always considered noodles to be a little bland, The Wholesome Dish will show you how to give them a creamy peanut butter flavor!

3. Asian Garlic Noodles 

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People either love garlic or they can’t stand it. There’s no denying that food simply doesn’t taste the same without it and it can give any dish a very rich flavor. If you love ordering the classic Asian garlic noodles, Damn Delicious will show you how to prepare them yourself!

4. Glass Noodles with Tofu 

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Noodles and tofu are very good friends! Anyone who loves tofu knows that its greatest quality is that it absorbs the flavors of the spices it’s being marinated in or the sauce it’s being cooked in. This gives you a variety of options to try, but you can start with Jessica Gavin‘s recipe!

5. Vegetable Lo Mein Noodles 

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Have you ever eaten a delicious meal in an Asian restaurant and spent the rest of the day wondering how you could recreate it at home? Thanks to Kitchen Cat you can now make your favorite lo mein recipe right in your own kitchen. The charm is in the details!

6. Spicy Thai Noodles 

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Making your own noodles gives you the freedom to make them as spicy as you want!  Domestic Superhero has a great recipe for spicy Thai noodles that are also a great option if you don’t feel like cleaning a pile of dishes afterwards, because they’re made in only one pot!

7. Salmon Teriyaki Noodles 

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Being gluten free can often make your life difficult when eating outside, especially if you love Asian food. Sometimes it’s safer to prepare your own food at home and with Rasa Malaysia‘s tasty recipe for salmon teriyaki noodles you won’t be missing out on anything!

8. Garlic Parmesan Noodles 

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Our favorite thing about noodles is how quick they are to make and how easy it is to make them super delicious. You don’t have to overcomplicate your meal – some garlic and parmesan will do the job just fine! Check out Cincy Shopper‘s take on cheesy garlic noodles!

9. Soy Sauce Noodles 

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Raise your hand if you are addicted to soy sauce! If you can’t even imagine eating noodles without the strong flavor of soy sauce, Love & Olive Oil has the perfect recipe for you. You can finally make your favorite noodles in the comfort of your own kitchen!

10. Hot Sauce Noodles 

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Can’t get enough of spicy noodles? You don’t have to! Some people might shy away from hot flavors, but you love to dive right into them. Check in with The Woks of Life to learn the best way to make spicy noodles that will give you that special burning kick!

11. Coconut Curry Noodles 

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Everybody loves a good curry recipe and now you can combine the tasty flavor of curry with your favorite brand of noodles! This is an amazing recipe for cold days when you just want to curl up on the couch with a big bowl of curry! Find our how Lauren Caris Cooks made these coconut curry noodles!

12. Black Bean Noodles 

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Tired of noodles that you’ve eaten a hundred times? Decide to switch it up a little and try the recipe for black bean noodles we found at Curious Nut! Beans are such a good source of protein and they are very filling, so this bowl of noodles definitely won’t leave you hungry!

13. Egg Noodles 

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Sometimes the simplest ingredients can give you the most exceptional meal. Try Sweet Phi‘s recipe for egg noodles to prove once and for all that you can make delicious noodles in just a couple of minutes with only few simple ingredients you likely already have at home!

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