15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

Ramen noodles are a staple food for college students everywhere. But if you’re tired of eating the same old noodles all the time, there’s plenty of ways to switch it up! You don’t even need to leave your kitchen to do it. Here are 15 different, creative ways to cook your ramen noodles!

1. Ramen Coleslaw

A potluck and picnic favorite, this coleslaw recipe is a classic in kitchens all around the Midwest. The uncooked ramen adds a delightful crunch and the seasoning packet provides a unique tangy flavor. You can serve it as a side dish at your next big gathering, or make it for yourself as a quick side dish for a meal at home. Add chopped chicken breast and it becomes a salad entree! Get the recipe right over here!
15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

2. Chow Mein

If you’re craving Panda Express, but don’t want to leave the house, then try this recipe from Sabrina over at Dinner Then Dessert. This chef-approved recipe tastes just like the original, but with half the oil and without the hassle of leaving the house to get it!

15 Ramen Recipes That You Can Make At Home

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3. One Pot Teriyaki Ramen Chicken

If you–like me!–aren’t big on spicy foods, sweeter sauces like teriyaki are the way to go. Check out this awesome recipe for a teriyaki ramen chicken pot that’s delicious and easy to make! If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, try substituting tofu for chicken to make a tasty stir fry that’s still as packed with protein as it is with flavor!

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

4. Stir Fry

Learning new recipes can be time-consuming and daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Don’t just dream of turning your ordinary ramen into something gourmet. It’s easy to elevate your ordinary ramen noodles to a delicious stir fry. Wok the talk with this 20-minute ramen chicken stir fry recipe!

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15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

5. Ramen Lasagna

You aren’t just limited to Asian food when cooking with ramen noodles. Try this instant noodle lasagna recipe next time you’re craving Nana’s finest. It serves five people, making it a great option to bring to a potluck or dinner with friends! If you’re a vegetarian, you can try substituting the ham with vegetables like zucchini  

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

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6. Ramen Pizza

Ramen plus pizza?! Between those two dishes, you’ve cornered at least 70% of the market on the entire college diet. Believe it or not, you can combine them to create the one dish to rule them all: ramen pizza! Truly amazing, the innovations of the modern world. Check out what this California restaurant is doing that you can try at home!
 
15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

7. Poached Egg On Ramen

Lifehack or inexpensive easy meal? You decide while you give it a try. This dish is  an exciting new option to throw into your weekly breakfast rotation for a bit of variety. Or serve it with a side salad for lunch or dinner! It’s as easy as it sounds and twice as delicious. Get the recipe here for your newest go-to meal, breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

8. Traveling Noodles

You’ve heard of the walking taco, now get ready for the walking taco’s crazy cousin, the traveling noodles. Ditch the flavor packets and use just the noodles to make these clever to-go meals. While others are the office are warming up their Lean Cuisines, you’ll have a fresh and fancy noodle lunch. Find the recipe here!

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15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

9. Ramen Burger

Impress your friends with this bunless burger trend. This burger blend is quite zesty itself, but sandwiched between a noodle bun, it’s an especially memorable meal. If you don’t do gluten, just buy some gluten-free ramen noodles and use them to create a bun alternative you can enjoy with your next burger. Check out the recipe here to shake up your next barbeque!

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

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10. Ramen Carbonara

You can get downright gourmet with your instant ramen using this recipe. Like most food upgrades, this one involves adding bacon (sorry vegetarians and vegans!). Just use this easy recipe for some next-level noodle deliciousness!
15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

11. Rocky Road Bites

While you are getting inventive with using your instant ramen to make new meals, why not go a step further and make it a dessert? These Rocky Road Bites are no-bake crunchy goodness. Dessert has never been easier, and your ramen noodles have never been sweeter!

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

12. Banana-Coconut Ramen Pudding

If you aren’t really a chocoholic, here is another creative ramen dessert. Try making Banana-Coconut Ramen Pudding using this recipe straight from the Food Network itself! The ramen and the almonds add a layer of crunchy goodness over the warm pudding underneath for a mouthwateringly delicious dessert you can make in the comfort of your own home!

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15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

12. Breakfast Ramen 

If you can make ramen for dessert, you may as well hit breakfast too to cover all the bases. If the poached egg on noodles recipe didn’t do it for you–of if it did, and you just can’t get enough ramen for breakfast–you’ll be happy to hear there are plenty of alternative breakfast-ramen recipes out there in the world!  This recipe is simple, but the gouda cheese elevates it to a gourmet level that will start your day out just right. 

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15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

13. Honey Ramen Snack Mix

 Wait- could we really cover all our bases without considering the all-important snack? For many of us, the snack is the most important meal of the day… or at least the one we enjoy the most. And, yes, we have a ramen answer for that: Honey Ramen Snack Mix! Just follow the simple instructions linked above the next time you get the mid-day munchies!

15 Ramen Noodle Recipes That You Can Make At Home

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14. Baharat Ramen Snack Mix

To balance out our snacking, we’ll also need a salty treat. So, here is a savory Middle Eastern mix that’s sure to spice up your snack attack! Just follow the recipe from thishealthytable.com and enjoy your delightfully crunchy snack in no time!

What are your favorite ramen noodle recipes to try when your college diet needs a little variety? Share your noodle secrets in the comments below!

Featured Image Source via FoodNetwork.com.

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