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Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop)

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop)

This quick & easy autumn-inspired vegan ramen bowl is filled with nutritious and delicious butternut squash for a creamy texture and comforting flavor. Whether using rice, traditional ramen, or miracle a.k.a. shirataki noodles, this gluten-free vegan ramen dish can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop for a super healthy and delicious noodle bowl of goodness!

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

This creamy, comforting vegan ramen bowl is filled with heartwarming spices for a soothing take on ramen that suits a wide variety of toppings of choice. Bonus: you can quickly make it on the stovetop or Instant Pot for ease and convenience!

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

This Vegan Ramen Recipe is

  • Creamy, soothing and comforting.

  • Slightly spicy with warm spice notes.

  • Versatile, allowing for a wide variety of toppings and your choice of noodles.

  • Super quick and easy to make.

  • Reheats well for the perfect leftovers or meal prep idea.

  • Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, nut-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free.

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

Ingredients Needed to Make Butternut Squash Ramen

  • Butternut squash.

  • Onion.

  • Water or broth.

  • Spices.

  • Apple cider vinegar.

  • Noodles.

  • Toppings.

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

Vegan Instant Pot Ramen Topping Ideas

  • As shown with miracle noodles, poblano pepper slivers, green onion, pumpkin seeds and fresh peppermint leaves.

  • Any variety of raw or cooked vegetables — mushrooms, broccoli, tofu, green beans, sweet potatoes, onion, peppers, cabbage, radish, kale, spinach, peas, etc.

  • Any variety of fresh herbs — basil, mint, cilantro, dill, rosemary, etc.

  • Any protein of choice — we like nuts, seeds and/or tofu.

  • Our favorite ramen noodles — rice ramen or shirataki noodles.

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

Tips for Making Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen Bowl

  • This Instant Pot ramen recipe also works great with acorn squash as a substitute for the butternut squash. Acorn squash lends a slightly nuttier flavor.

  • The whole cloves can be removed before serving your ramen bowl, if you would prefer. The cloves infuse the broth with flavor and turn quite soft after being cooked.

  • I really like the pungency of red onion in this broth, but white or yellow onion can be used in a pinch!

  • Avocado or sunflower seed oil works well as a replacement for the coconut oil if you would prefer.

  • The noodles as shown in the photos are these. We also like these noodles.

  • See the ‘Topping Ideas’ section above in this post for topping suggestions for this ramen recipe. The sky’s the limit!

  • This vegan ramen recipe stores well in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Store the broth and the noodles separately.

  • To reheat and serve: heat the broth in a pot on the stovetop over medium heat until warmed throughout. Pour broth over prepared noodles and top as you wish.

Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen
Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - Super flavorful, quick and easy Instant Pot Ramen with Butternut Squash. This autumn inspired ramen bowl is gluten-free, vegan, healthy, filled with perfect blend of spices and can be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker or on the stovetop! #instantpotramen #veganramen #butternutsquashramen

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Butternut Squash Vegan Ramen (Instant Pot)

vegan ramen recipe

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Author: Kristen Wood | 7-29-2019

  • prep time: 10 minutes
  • cook time: 11 minutes
  • total time: 30 minutes (to account for coming to and releasing of pressure)

Yields: approx. 4 servings


Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • sea salt or pink salt, to taste
  • 1 package noodles of choice, pre-preprared according to package instrutions (7-10 oz)
  • toppings of choice (see suggestions in post above)

Instant Pot Instructions (Stovetop Instructions Below):

  1. Press the saute function button on the Instant Pot pressure cooker. Add coconut oil, onion and whole cloves to the pot. Saute for 5 minutes, or until onions are turning translucent. Press cancel button.
  2. Add butternut squash, water/broth and spices. Place lid on Instant Pot, set vent to the sealing position. Cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes.
  3. Release pressure after 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in vinegar or lemon juice.
  5. Using an immersion blender or a blender, blend contents of pot until smooth.
  6. Salt to taste.
  7. Place pre-prepared noodles in a bowl. Cover with butternut squash broth, top off with toppings of choice. Enjoy!

Nutrition:

  • Serving: 1 serving
  • Fat: 4.9 grams
  • Calories: 128
  • Carbs: 16 grams
  • Fiber: 2.9 grams

NOTE: Please see 'Tips' above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!

 

Stovetop Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat.

  2. Saute onion and cloves in oil.

  3. Pour in broth/water, butternut squash, and spices.

  4. Turn heat to high, bring to a boil, cover, reduce to simmer.

  5. Simmer for 7-11 minutes or until the squash is fork-tender.

  6. Blend until smooth. Add vinegar or lemon juice.

  7. Salt to taste.

  8. Pour over pre-prepared noodles and top as you desire.

  9. Enjoy!

 

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