Noodle Bowls

Chicken Pad Thai
Gone are the days of takeout, thanks to these carb-tastic noodle bowls. Your next Netflix night in will never go noodle-less thanks to these recipes, including classic sesame chicken, reinvented ramen, and trendy pad Thai and pho.

Soba Noodle Bowl

Nope, Asian noodle soup doesn't need to simmer all day for that slow-cooked taste. Get the same mouthwatering results in just 40 minutes when you stir in speedy flavor boosters like white miso paste and soy sauce.

Pork and Pumpkin Noodle Bowl

Pumpkin isn’t just for pie and lattes. This fall-flavor bowl puts the squash to spectacular use in a garlicky pork topper that will have you wondering why you didn’t use it in this savory format eons earlier.

Shrimp and Broccoli Noodle Bowl

There's no pairing like shrimp and noodles, and we're not talking scampi. This easy noodle bowl brings the two together in layered fashion with snow peas, raisins, and a splash of OJ.

Butternut Squash and Mushroom Noodle Bowl

Hearty vegetables, mushrooms, and butternut squash sub for meat in this well-balanced vegetarian noodle bowl. Don't skimp on the sauce; it's where the (spicy) magic happens.

Fast Pho

This so-easy-to-make chicken noodle bowl is pho good! Start with Asian staples like banh pho and star anise, then personalize with fun stir-ins: jalapeños, mint, and cinnamon.

Thai Rice Noodle and Grilled Steak Salad

To cut down on cost and ingredients required, the same building blocks star in the steak marinade and the dressing in this 28-grams-of-protein-strong noodle bowl. Top with plenty of basil and mint for fresh finish.

Chicken Meatball Noodle Bowl

Be the hostess with the mostess with homemade chicken meatballs. Packed with cilantro and ginger, the four-ingredient bites will have guests mmm-ing their way through dinner.

Beefy Noodle Broth Bowl

DIY bone broth: aka the best thing that ever happened to your noodle bowl. Bubbling with ginger and garlic, it's the perfect base for a mouthwatering meal in a bowl. You’ll actually look forward to eating piles of veggies when they are in rich beef broth full of tender steak and slurpable noodles.

Shrimp and Noodles

Customize this rice noodle bowl by adding a little or a lot of wasabi powder to the easy homemade dressing. Combined with the pasta, veggies, and shrimp, it makes for one incredible takeout-fakeout meal.

Southwestern Noodle Bowl

Feeling fresh? Top each serving of this under-300-calorie noodle bowl with homemade pico de gallo. It adds bright flavor to the hearty noodle bowl.

Sesame Chicken and Noodles

What's better than sesame chicken and lo mein? This! And it's not even takeout. Honey and toasted sesame oil give it that sweet glaze you crave.

Soba Noodles with Spring Vegetables

Soba noodles, daikon, and bok choy. Yep, this noodle bowl is Asian perfection. Sprinkle with green onions for an authentic finish.

Pepper Hakka Noodle Bowl

This gingery noodle bowl is all about the sauce. The mix of spicy (sambal oelek), sweet (ketchup), and tangy (cider vinegar), plus a bit of umami from soy sauce, means all the bowls get emptied. Toss in tofu, shrimp, or chicken to make it a meal.

Asian Egg Noodle Salad

Start with leftover spaghetti and shredded chicken to pull this six-ingredient bowl together in 15 minutes. Toss the ingredients together, top with dressing, and enjoy.

Gluten-Free Asian Beef and Noodle Bowl

Water chestnuts and sugar snap pea pods give this gluten-free noodle bowl its signature crunch. The serrano chile pepper makes it hotter than sriracha.

Cold Lox Noodle Bowl

Who needs a bagel when you can have noodles instead? This vegetable-loaded bowl is colorful and quick (we’re talking 25 minutes), making it perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Confetti Chicken Big Bowl

The good news: This chicken ramen recipe layers on the flavor with ingredients like red curry paste, cumin, ginger, and garlic. The great news: It all comes together in one pot!

Coconut-Curry Noodle Bowl

Ramen isn't just for college kids. Use the packaged noodles plus a can of unsweetened coconut milk for a bowl so (deliciously) easy, you'll wish you'd thought of it years ago.

Chicken Pad Thai

Pad thai is hitting menus all over, for good reason. It's got everything you crave in an Asian noodle bowl and can be made tofu-style, too!

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