Sesame Peanut Sweet Potato Noodles with Tofu|Craving Something Healthy

Sesame Peanut Sweet Potato “Noodles” with Tofu {Meatless Monday}

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 dinner servings
Author Craving Something Healthy


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 tablespoons thai basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts

Sesame Peanut Sauce

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 3/4 cup broccoli florets
  • Maple Miso Tofu


  • Cut sweet potatoes into thin noodles or strips with a spiralizer, mandoline, or julienne peeler and set aside.
  • Chop scallions, basil, cilantro and peanuts, and set aside in a small bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, chili paste and sesame oil. Stir well so ingredients are combined and peanut sauce is smooth. Set aside.
  • Heat oil on medium-high heat in a large saute pan. Add and garlic, ginger and broccoli and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add peanut sauce to the pan. Reduce heat to low, and let the mixture heat through for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and add sweet potato noodles. Gently stir to combine with sauce.
  • Top with Maple Miso Tofu, if desired, and chopped scallions, herbs and peanuts.
  • Serve immediately.