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.




Ingredients:

  • 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
Method:

  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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43 comments:

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

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

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

    sweetlife

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

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

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

    US Masala

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

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

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

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  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.

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

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

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  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.

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  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

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  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

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

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  17. Excellent flavor combination, sounds delicious!

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

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

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

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

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  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.

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

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  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

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

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  26. I love noodle dishes- looks great!

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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  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 :)

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  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!

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

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

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