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Vegan Ramen (Gluten-Free)

An easy, healthy, and deliciously creamy Vegan Ramen recipe made with a rich broth and gluten-free ramen noodles. This cozy vegan ramen bowl hits all the marks when it comes to true comfort food! Gluten-free & soy-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Entrées, Vegan
Cuisine: Japanese
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 1 tablespoon avocado or grapeseed oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh or dried ginger root minced
  • 8 cups vegetable broth or water 1900 ml
  • 12 dried whole shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon mirin rice wine
  • sea salt or pink salt to taste
  • 4 ramen noodle cakes approx. 10 oz dried ramen noodles (280 grams)
  • desired toppings


  • Heat oil in a large pot or stock pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and ginger. Saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add broth or water and dried mushrooms to the pot. Bring to a boil. Cover, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • While the broth is simmering, prepare ramen noodles according to package directions, as well as prepare any topping you would like for your ramen.
  • Turn off heat, then stir in tahini and mirin. Salt to taste.
  • Add cooked ramen noodles to a bowl then ladle hot broth into the bowl until ramen noodles are just covered. Top with desired toppings.
  • Enjoy!



You can either use the broth as is, with the mushrooms included or strain the broth before serving if you prefer not to eat the mushrooms.
Please refer to the 'Tips' and 'Questions' sections above in the post for valuable information.
Also try our Sesame Noodles!
Also see: Lemongrass Substitutes.
You might like: A Guide to Asian Spices.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 1637mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g