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Vegan Stir-fry with Toasted Cashews, Fried Garlic & Rice Noodles

Sweet and salty stir-fry with tender rice noodles, mushrooms, bell peppers and green onions all seasoned with fried garlic and garnished with cashews. 
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 25-30 min
This dish is Vegan
Calories: 297 Fat: 12g Carbs: 59g Protein: 10g

Stir-fry is the perfect technique for weeknight meals. In addition to being quick and easy, this dish maintains the deliciousness of fresh veggies while bringing in umami-forward taste via a tangy stir-fry sauce. It’s the perfect balance of cozy and light.

Ingredients
Fried Garlic
Stir-fry Sauce
Cashews
Rice noodles
Green Onions
Shallot
Red Bell Pepper
Cremini mushrooms

Cooking terms for this recipe

Bias slice Cutting or slicing on a diagonal angle
Stir-Fry To fry something over high heat quickly (with little oil) while stirring constantly.
Toast To lightly heat grains in a sauté pan or pot until they are lightly toasted and aromatic.

What you need

Medium pot

Medium pan

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1: MISE EN PLACE

Read through entire recipe before getting started. Wash and dry all produce. Cut cremini mushrooms into quarters. Remove root from green onion; bias slice. Remove root and core from bell pepper, slice into strips. Remove root and stem from shallot, peel, cut in half and then slice thinly. Rough chop cashews.

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Step 2: COOK RICE NOODLES

Bring 6 cups water to a boil in medium pot. Add rice noodles and cook 4-6 minutes until done. Strain and set aside.

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Step 3: TOAST CASHEWS

Heat medium sauté pan over medium heat. Add cashews and toast until lightly browned. Remove from pan and set aside.

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Step 4: STIR-FRY VEGETABLES

Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in previously used pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and cook 1-2 min until softened. Add bell pepper and mushrooms, stir-fry 2-3 min.

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Step 5: FINISH STIR-FRY

Add stir-fry sauce, fried garlic and rice noodles; stir-fry 2-3 min until sauce coats vegetables. Add green onions and toss to incorporate.

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Step 6: PLATE YOUR DISH

Divide stir-fry between two plates. Garnish with toasted cashews and enjoy!