Vegetable and Tofu Pad Thai

Vegetable and Tofu Pad Thai is a flavorful and healthy dish that is perfect for vegetarians and vegans. It is a traditional Thai dish made with a variety of vegetables and tofu, stir-fried with rice noodles, and a savory peanut sauce.


  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • 1 block of firm tofu, pressed and cut into cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • cilantro leaves, for garnish

For the peanut sauce:

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. Cook the rice noodles according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the peanut sauce.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the bell peppers, mushrooms, and tofu and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Add the soy sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, and curry paste and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the cooked noodles and peanut sauce and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and garnish with chopped peanuts, green onions, and cilantro.

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