Hearty mushroom ramen with bok choy, lemon, and crisp tempeh

In order to bring you the best organic produce, some ingredients may differ from those depicted.

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Hearty mushroom ramen with bok choy, lemon, and crisp tempeh

Vegan, Dairy-Free, Family-Friendly

2 Servings, 560 Calories/Serving

25–40 Minutes

Fresh ramen noodles floating in a lemony, umami-rich broth with mushrooms and bok choy make a magical bowl of soup that’s nothing like the ramen you ate in college.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sun Basket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • ½ pound tempeh
  • 6 ounces fresh ramen noodles
  • ¼ pound organic cremini or other button mushrooms
  • 1 head organic baby bok choy
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free tamari
  • One 4-inch square kombu
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon shichimi togarashi

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 560, Protein: 35g (70% DV), Fiber: 22g (88% DV), Total Fat: 18g (28% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g (10% DV), Cholesterol: 0mg (0% DV), Sodium: 830mg (35% DV), Carbohydrates: 70g (23% DV), Total Sugars: 3g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Contains: Wheat, Soybeans

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Start the tempeh

Bring a large sauce pot of water to a boil for the ramen.
  • Crumble or cut the tempeh into ¼-inch pieces.
In a large frying pan, combine the tempeh and 1 cup [2 cups] water and bring to a boil. Cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain the tempeh and transfer to a plate. Wipe out the pan.
While the tempeh cooks, boil the ramen.

2

Cook the ramen

To the pot of boiling water, stir in the ramen and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Wipe out the pot.
While the water heats and the ramen cooks, prepare the soup ingredients.

3

Prep the soup ingredients; cook the soup

  • Cut the mushrooms into quarters.
  • Trim the root end from the bok choy; thinly slice the bok choy on the diagonal.
  • Juice the lemon.
In the same pot used for the ramen, add the tamari, kombu, and 3 cups [5 cups] water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until the liquid is thickened slightly, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the mushrooms, bok choy, and lemon juice and cook until the vegetables are just softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, discard the kombu, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
While the soup cooks, prepare the mint and the tempeh.

4

Prep the garnish; crisp the tempeh

  • Strip the mint leaves from the stems; coarsely tear or chop the leaves, if desired.
In the same pan used to soften the tempeh, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons [2 to 3 TBL] oil over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the tempeh and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.

Serve

Transfer the ramen to individual bowls and ladle in the soup. Top with the tempeh, garnish with the shichimi togarashi and mint, and serve.
Kids Can!
  • Crumble the tempeh.
  • Measure the water for the tempeh and the soup.
  • Juice the lemon.
  • Strip the mint leaves.
  • Garnish with the mint.