Is Vegan Ramen Healthy?
Quite often vegan options are the healthier choice for many reasons – they’re packed full of plants, nutrients, fibre and healthy fats. But is the same true for vegan ramen? Keep reading to find out.
What is vegan ramen?
Well, ramen is a traditional Japanese noodle soup. It generally contains wheat noodles, a hearty broth topped with fresh and steamed vegetables, like spring onions and bok choy. The broth is usually flavoured with soy, miso, ginger and chilli.
Like traditional ramens, vegan ramen will include some kind of grilled topping, like tofu or tempeh as opposed to meat and won’t include a boiled egg.
Is vegan ramen healthy?
Vegan ramen can indeed be a healthy meal when it’s made from nutritious ingredients. The dish overall is well-balanced containing carbohydrates, protein, fibre, some healthy fats and a good amount of vitamins and minerals. As the vegetables are lightly steamed they hold on to their nutritional benefits well.
Vegan ramen recipe
Fancy making your own vegan ramen this evening? Check out our recipe here next.
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By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.