Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Red Cabbage and Vegetable Noodles

Heres a lovely vegetable noodle dish you can put together in no time, its has a delicate flavor and lovely color with the red/purple cabbage. I love meals like this when I don't have much time and want a quick and nutritious meal and the little one loves noodles.


  • a small pack of Chinese egg noodles 
  • 1/2 a zucchini thinly sliced
  • 1/4 of a small red cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/2 a yellow squash thinly sliced
  • one small carrot thinly sliced
  • 1/2 a red onion thinly sliced
  • one teaspoon of ginger/garlic paste 
  • a dash of sesame oil
  • 1-2 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • one teaspoon of 5 spice

  1. saute the vegetable in a wok in a little canola oil, ginger/garlic paste, a dash of sesame oil and 5 spice till al dente about 5-7 on a high heat 
  2. meanwhile cook the noodles 
  3. add soy sauce and oyster sauce and toss in the noodles
  4. and enjoy :-)
Have you cooked with red cabbage?

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  1. What a lovely, quick, and colorful dish!!

  2. I eat these noodles like almost every lunch. They are so easy to prepare.

  3. a perfect lunch, we love red cabbage, it works with any dish!


  4. Noodles and veggies - perfect! And if you slice the cabbage thin, you wouldn't even know it's cabbage. Brilliant!

  5. Colorful, healthy and yummy sounding. Thanks for sharing!

  6. This looks soo healthy and colorful.I can have this bowl of noodles rightaway!:)

    US Masala

  7. A quick and delicious noodle stir-fry! Love the red cabbages there.

  8. my little one loves noodles too but she doesn't like veggies...

  9. Never tried cooking with red cabbage, only had it in salad. Mmm need to try out soon!

  10. First do you make ginger garlic paste or is it purchased, must know. Second- love red cabbage wouldn't think of it for a stir fry, interesting.

  11. It is lovely, quick and easy. You just cant beat noodles!

  12. Super flavors!! I need to buy oyster sauce b/c I have a million recipes that call for it!

  13. I'm a big cabbage fan so know I'd love this. I've made dishes like this before and don't know why I don't make them more often. So easy.

  14. A nice vegetarian dish full of flavor and color! I love when cooking with soy, ginger, garlic, sesame...can't go wrong! I have cooked w/red cabbage mostly in Asian cooking like you have done here

  15. A nice vegetarian dish full of flavor and color! I love when cooking with soy, ginger, garlic, sesame...can't go wrong! I have cooked w/red cabbage mostly in Asian cooking like you have done here

  16. I have always wanted to use more red cabbage in my cooking. Thank you for sharing!

  17. Excellent flavor combination, sounds delicious!

  18. mmm, i love the combo of cabbage and noodles, great dish!

  19. Love the color combination Rebecca. Who wouldn't love to have this served to them over and over again.

  20. Looks great. I am not a cabbage fan, but maybe I should give it a try again...soon.

  21. Healthy, delicious and quick - happy days!!

  22. Lovely and so healthy; I do cook red cabbage with apples; so good; my sons's recipe from when he was cooking in Switzerland.

  23. Perfectly healthy for the expecting Mama too! Love the color of the cabbage.

  24. Belinda thanks
    Victor clever guy
    sweetlife oh i need to use it more
    my mans belly smiles
    nancy my pleasure
    aipi sending a bowl to you
    Angie thanks so much
    peachkins maybe you can sneak them in this way
    cheah :-)
    Lauren can make it yourself or buy it often in Indian store
    Lori agree
    the food hound :-)
    design wine and dine :-)
    Dana my pleasure
    Dimah thanks
    teresa thanks
    Sam oh thanks
    Melinda bet u would like this way
    browniville girl thanks
    Rita wow that sounds great
    bridgett love ya

  25. Hope your morning sickness is not awful. this cabbage and vegetable noodles looks delicious.

  26. I love noodle dishes- looks great!

  27. This looks like a delicious and healthy dinner Rebecca! I have never cooked with red cabbage before, we've only eaten it raw as a slaw. I'm guessing I need to try it out!

  28. What a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies!

  29. Victoria thanks
    swathi thanks for your concern hugs
    susan :-)
    simply life thanks
    Julie oh could be a pizza topping!
    a spicy perspective :-)

  30. Asian noodles have become a staple for us since our travels in Thailand and Singapore. Love the bright cabbage in this!

  31. Noodle stir fry! So colorful and healthy, what's not to like :)

  32. Lori bet you learnt some great recipes there :-)
    she's cookin :-)
    Sushma thanks so much

  33. I definitely don't cook with cabbage enough but I know I would love it with noodles. Because...I love everything with noodles!

  34. Yum, such a beautiful and healthy dish, love the cabbage!

  35. What a simple and healthy dish!! I will keep this in mind the next time my pantry seems empty and I'm looking for a quick hearty lunch fix!

  36. I love dishes like this and I am just crazy about cabbage...I have everything on your ingredient list except the zucchini and the specific noodles. Dinner tonight :)

  37. I'm trying to add more veggies to our diet and this is a perfect way to accomplish that. I know I'm going to love this dish!

  38. I love noodles and simple to do recipes! I would we eat noodles at least twice a week.

  39. Joanne oh got to love noodles
    emily :-)
    Kimberly he he thats when i cook like this
    cathy :-)
    toronto with a view
    quay po cooks oh thats great



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