Splash up your dinner options with this popular Thai dish. One pot meals are great for meal prepping for the week.


  • 1 cup rice noodles
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup carrot shredded
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp sriracha sauce can substitute with fish or oyster sauce if you want
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce plus 2 more if you want extra sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup firm tofu diced


  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • peanuts

Presoak the noodles or buy precooked pad thai noodles.

Dice tofu, garlic, and green onions. Add them to a saute’ pan along with sesame oil. Sauté on med-high heat until tofu slightly starts to turn a golden color.

Add in noodles, half of your peanuts, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, water, and soy sauce. Stir and let simmer for another 5 minutes.

Add in carrots and bean sprouts, cover your pan, and cook for another 8 minutes.

Give it a final few stirs, remove from heat and plate. Top with Lime, green onions and the other half of the peanuts.

Recipe by April Golightly