Vegan and Gluten-Free Pad Thai

You can’t have a yummier meal than this Vegan and Gluten-Free Pad Thai

Taking only 15 minutes, this delicious vegan and gluten-free Pad Thai recipe is by James Wythe.

Vegan and Gluten-Free Pad Thai

Vegan Pad Thai

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 503 kcal
Author James Wythe


  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 red onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 a red chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • a head of broccoli, sliced into florets
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 large handfuls of beansprouts
  • a small handful of unsalted peanuts, crushed, plus extra for serving
  • 1 juice of 1 lime
  • 150 g cooked rice noodles

For the pad thai sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp miso paste (e.g. brown rice miso) heaped


  1. Heat the sesame oil in a pan, then add the red onion, garlic and chilli and fry for a couple of minutes.

  2. Add the broccoli and pepper and fry for a further 5 minutes until softened.

  3. Meanwhile, place some rice noodles on the boil (follow the packet instructions) and prepare the pad Thai sauce by adding all the ingredients into a small bowl and mixing until smooth.

  4. Add a large handful of beansprouts, crushed peanuts, lime juice and the sauce to the pan and cook together for a couple of minutes.

  5. Finally, add the noodles to the pan and stir in to soak up all the sauce.

  6. Serve with extra beansprouts, chilli, lime and crushed peanuts.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Pad Thai
Amount Per Serving
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 230
% Daily Value*
Fat 25.5g39%
Saturated Fat 3.5g22%
Sugar 27.2g30%
Protein 13.4g27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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