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24 creative ways with noodles

Update your dinner repertoire with these easy and delicious noodle recipes. There's everything from warming, Japanese-style soups and light, fresh salads to all the classic noodle stir-fries you love.

There are dozens of noodle varieties and many more ways to use them, so if you're stuck with which noodle type is right for your dish, these creative ideas will get you started. Woks at the ready...
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    Vegetarian egg noodle pad thai

    Packed full of marvellous mushrooms, fresh broccoli, capsicum and crispy tofu, this tasty vegetarian pad thai is the perfect pick for a healthy family dinner any night of the week.

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    Noodle salad with ginger-rubbed beef

    This tasty Asian fusion noodle dish is packed full of veggies and delicious ginger spiced flash-fried beef. Perfect for lunch or a quick weeknight dinner. And it's suitable for diabetics.

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    Soba noodle salad with fried prawns

    Super quick to throw together, This delicious Asian-inspired prawn and noodle salad recipe is brilliant served with a sesame dressing for a flavour-packed dinner.

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    Chicken teriyaki noodle bowls

    Change up the weekly dinner menu with this tasty recipe. Easy to make and serve and delicious to eat, these bowls are full of traditional Japanese flavours and healthy veggies.

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    Miso eggplant and noodle salad

    Ready in under 30 minutes, this delicious Asian-inspired eggplant noodle salad proves that healthy eating doesn't have to be difficult (or bland). You'll love tucking into this refreshing vegetarian dish for lunch or dinner.

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    One−pot poached chicken with soba noodles

    Fresh, simple and nourisihing. This one−pot wonder with wholesome poached chicken and soba noodles makes the perfect dinner idea for the cooler nights. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Vegetarian laksa

    Looking for a hearty Asian-inspired dish for winter? This warming laksa is the perfect pick! Packed with pumpkin, firm tofu and green beans, this vegetarian meal will be a family favourite in no time.

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    Beef satay noodles

    Topped with fresh coriander and crispy bean shoots, this classic beef satay noodles recipe by Real Living is full of colour, texture and bold Asian flavours. Enjoy with a cold beer.

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    Roast pork and noodle soup

    Our roast pork noodle soup makes the perfect light lunch or dinner you'll want to try again and again. Even better, this versatile recipe can be mixed up with chicken, beef or prawns, if you prefer.

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    Miso udon soup

    Packing a classic savoury Japanese punch, this warming and nourishing miso udon soup by Woman's Day is head and shoulders above any other 'just add hot water' concoctions you can buy.

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    Teriyaki noodles and meatballs

    Spice up your standard weeknight dinner with this delicious Asian-spiced teriyaki noodles dish, complete with juicy meatballs for ultimate flavour and texture. It's great for leftovers, too.

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    Pork and tofu rice noodles

    Stir-fry your taste buds to heaven with this staple Asian noodle dish of pork, tofu and beans with chunks of capsicum and oyster mushrooms. This recipe is suitable for diabetics.

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    Cold soba salad

    Cool, refreshing and zesty, this tasty Asian soba noodle salad is beautiful served on it's own as a light lunch or with some shredded meat for a more filling dish.

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    Asian-style omelettes with glass noodles

    If you love omelettes and are partial to a bit of heat, try this Asian-style delight. It is quick, easy and delicious. The heat in chillies comes from a chemical known as capsaicin. Chillies also contain high levels of antioxidants, so fire up!

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    Teriyaki chicken udon noodles with choy sum

    This tasty chicken noodle stir-fry is a great way to use up left-over vegies, and you can substitute for whatever you have on hand. Quick, healthy and budget-friendly!

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