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Creamy Vegan Garlic Apple Noodles (15 minute Recipe)


Who actually likes spending hours in the kitchen making a dish that takes 10 minutes to eat? Not me! Well, not when it comes to cooking noodles anyway. There are so many great noodle recipes out there, but I hope I do a good job of describing these Creamy Vegan Garlic Apple Noodles (15 minute Recipe) because they are absolutely worth making this week for dinner if you haven’t already tried them! Not only do these vegan noodles only take 15 minutes to make, but they also taste extremely unique! By combining some ingredients you wouldn’t normally think work together, they hit your tastebuds for a truly unique vegan creamy garlic pasta!


These Creamy Vegan Garlic Apple Noodles take 15 minutes start to finish, and incorporate a balanced mix of garlic sauce, almond butter and apples! Try these for a truly unique flavor experience the next time you want to make a single serving of noodles for yourself or a creamy vegan garlic pasta the entire family will love!


How do you make Vegan Creamy Garlic Noodles?

Okay, so if you follow along our instagram you probably already know that this recipe was part of a challenge series me and my wife Liv did. That means this recipe wasn’t exactly conceived out of a pre-meditated nature! We each had to secretly bring one ingredient from the pantry that the other didn’t know of before revealing. That resulted in my bringing one of my all-time favourite things to use in my recipes – instant noodles (Mr. Noodles). I thought to myself, “This should make for a great pair-able ingredient”! Little did I know that Liv had other things in mind… On the reveal, she brought a small package of apple sauce to the table which made things interesting to say the least! But we are always up for a challenge in the kitchen, so here is what we came up with!

Here is how to make creamy vegan garlic noodles in just 15 minutes!

Like it states in the title, all you need are a few simple ingredients and 15 spare minutes. to get this vegan pasta recipe on the dinner table from start to finish follow these easy instructions.

Start by bringing a pot of water to a boil. Add the instant noodles to cook while you begin to prep the sauce! (careful not to overcook, they take only about 3 minutes for perfect noodle texture) If you plan to use regular pasta, zucchini noodles, gluten-free pasta or homemade pasta, simply follow the instructions on the box.

This sauce is packed with aromatic flavors and so easy to make! begin by adding to a bowl minced garlic, shredded or chopped fresh ginger, black pepper, tsp salt, chili flakes or red pepper flakes, almond butter, apple sauce and medium garlic sauce. Stir and set aside. Feel free to add a dash of oat milk, soy milk, almond milk or your favourite dairy-free milks for extra creaminess.

There is no need to microwave or simmer this sauce with the noodles in a pan or large skillet on the stovetop! This sauce is meant to be incorporated into the pasta as-is. stir together the ingredients for the sauce with the noodles  until coated fully. Feel free to add chives, sesame seeds, veggies such as broccoli, peas or fresh parsley for taste!

FAQ for Creamy Vegan Garlic Noodles

What’s the nutrition information for creamy garlic noodles?

For the most accurate nutrient facts, try using MyFitnessPal for the correct calories, fiber, carbohydrates, sodium, calcium and protein.

How many people does this vegan garlic noodle recipe serve?

this recipe actually serve one and is a perfect single-serve dish! However, this vegan creamy garlic noodle recipe is very easy to simple double or quadruple for an easy weeknight family meal.

What else can I add to creamy garlic pasta?

If you are looking to add more vegetables or protein to this noodle dish, try incorporating some grilled asparagus, onion, broccoli, cashews, a dash or lemon juice, olive oil or soy curls for a balanced flavor. Add this creamy garlic sauce to your plate of rice or vegetables for the best new recipe to your roster of creamy pasta sauces.

What kind of pasta do vegans eat?

All kinds!  The only noodles vegans stay away from are egg noodles sometimes found in traditional Italian pasta recipes. However most store-bought dry pasta or homemade recipes do not contain eggs and are diary-free!

Are all dried pasta vegan?

Not every brand is vegan, however most store bought pastas on the shelves are vegan! Look at the box to make sure they are not egg noodles. But vegan noodles are very common to find at most major grocery chains and markets.

How do you store creamy garlic sauce?

If you didn’t use the entire recipe, or want to double the serving size for leftovers – simply keep in airtight containers for refrigerating up to three days.

Where can you find the vegan creamy garlic noodle recipe video?

Follow us on instagram, TikTok and YouTube @gregsvegangourmet and @itslivb  for daily vegan comfort food recipes, tip and tricks. Let us help you make the transition, big or small to a more balanced plant-based diet with mouthwatering vegan foods and easy recipes!

If you want more recipes like this that take no time in the kitchen, and want to see more ways to use instant noodles or 15 minute recipes – try this Instant Noodle Sriracha Mac or this easy 15 minute garlic bread!

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Creamy Vegan Garlic Apple Noodles (15 minute Recipe)

  • Author: Gregs Vegan Gourmet
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 1


These Creamy Vegan Garlic Apple Noodles take 15 minutes start to finish, and incorporate a balanced mix of garlic sauce, almond butter and apples! Try these for a truly unique flavor experience the next time you want to make a single serving of noodles for yourself or a creamy vegan garlic pasta the entire family will love!


The Noodles

  • 1 package Instant noodles (Mr.Noodles)
  • 1 tbsp black or white sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onion or chives

The Sauce

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 4 tbsp medium garlic sauce (I used VH brand)
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste


  1. Bring a medium pot to a boil and add the noodles. Cook according to package and remove from heat to strain. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, add all the sauce ingredients to a medium bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Add the noodles to bowl of creamy garlic apple sauce and coat the noodles.
  4. Garnish with chives and sesame seeds before serving warm.


If you want to make more servings, simply double the recipe or more!

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10


  1. What can I use in place of the garlic sauce you have listed? I don’t know of that brand. I know the recipe needs garlic and I LOVE garlic…

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