Recipes That Use Ramen Noodles

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October 4, 2018

Ramen Noodles and Beans in bowlThis recipe is a great way to use up leftover ground beef or chicken. It's also a unique side dish or vegetarian dish. It's quick and easy to prepare and can be spiced up according to your specific taste.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4


  • 1 can (15.5oz) light red kidney beans
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 package beef Ramen noodles, cooked
  • (Optional) 1 lb. ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded


  1. In a large pot, combine the beans, tomatoes, onion, garlic and meat, if desired. In a separate pot, prepare noodles using ½ of the seasoning packet and cook noodles according to directions. Add the remaining ½ of the seasoning packet to the bean mixture.
  2. Cook the bean mixture about 15 minutes. Drain noodles and stir into bean mixture. Serve as a one pot meal or as a side dish.
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July 28, 2017

With the garden in full bloom there are lots of opportunities to make my ramen noodles a little healthier. Add whatever you have plenty of to your soup and voila! Delicious!

Ramen Noodles with veggies in a bowl

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November 7, 2009

I would like ramen noodle recipes.

By Al from Westtown, NY


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I use them for stir fry. They work great with veggies and your choice of meat. I cook them ahead and then add them once things are steaming/cooking in the skillet.


They are also good for if you suddenly run out of spaghetti once the sauce is done!

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Beef Lo Mein

Brown half a pound of hamburger with one chopped onion in a large skillet. Drain grease. When done, add 2 1/2 cups water and bring to a boil. Crumble in 2 packages beef ramen and seasoning packets, 2 cups broccoli pieces, and 1 cup shredded carrot. Cover and simmer 3 minutes. Uncover and cook til liquid is mostly cooked off.

This is really quick and easy, and I have also used chicken or pork to change it up. Plus you can use whatever other veggies you have on hand. It's good for nights when my boys ask for Chinese and I don't want to spend $30 on take-out!

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August 12, 2020

We're craving for pizza. But as of this moment I'm really out of budget since I have bought all necessary goods for the lockdown. I don't wanna go out either so here's another kitchen innovation for the hungry home buddies.

cut Instant Noodle Pizza

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August 12, 2020

Instant noodles is what we commonly get during this pandemic aside from canned goods. Food is scarce at this very moment and I have to innovate so that we can have something to eat until another quarantine day ends.

Noodle Pancakes on plate with veggies

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November 7, 2009

Here are some different recipes and uses for ramen noodles from the ThriftyFun community. Post your favorite ramen use here.

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