Egg Noodles with Purple Broccoli and Grilled Tofu

This is quick and easy home-made egg noodles recipe with sprouting broccoli and grilled tofu which can be replaced or omitted all together if necessary.


  • 500 g firm tofu (cubed)
  • 6 tbs light soy sauce (3 tbs for grilling tofu and 3 tbs for stir frying veggies)
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 3 tbs sesame oil or olive oil
  • 800 – 900 g mixed veggies (I used 600 g stir fry mix with carrot, sweet bell peppers, courgettes / zucchinis, corn, red onion, bean sprouts and 250 g purple sprouting broccoli)
  • 4 nests of egg noodles (330 – 350 g)
  • boiling water to cook noodles
  • 1 – 2 tsp garlic granules of few garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger root powder or some fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 3 tbs sesame seeds

egg noodles purple broccoli grilled tofu in a bowl with chopsticks


  1. Combine 2 tbs olive oil and 3 tbs soy sauce in a bowl, add cubed tofu and stir well.
  2. Place tofu on non-stick baking tray and grill / roast in the oven roast in the oven in 180°C (356°F) for about 20 minutes till starting to get brown.
  3. Prepare also noodles, place them in boiling water and cook for about 4 minutes or according to the packet instructions, drain and leave aside.
  4. In meantime toast sesame seeds on the bottom of wok till golden, remove from the wok, leave aside.
  5. In the same wok stir fry veggies with 3 tbs sesame or olive oil, 3 tbs of soy sauce, garlic and ginger.
  6. When veggies are witted, stir in noodles and toasted sesame seeds and stir fry few minutes longer.
  7. Serve to the plates, top with grilled tofu.

Serves 4 people.


Tofu can be replaced with fried and chopped egg… I often make it this way for my girls who are not fans of the first one.

More home-made noodles: Chinese Five Spice NoodlesCurry Ramen Noodles with Turkey, Carrots & BeansChicken Noodle Soup with Lemongrass & Spinach or Coconut & Peanut Butter Stir-fry Sauce.

Your thoughts…

  1. Ooooh, it looks even better than it sounds! I’m adding this to my must-try list!

    Beautiful chopsticks!

  2. Margot, I like soy products, since I grew up with tofu and tempe. Yours looks good, anyway.

    You might interest to see other recipes that use soy products on my blog.

  3. This looks really good. I love scanning through your blog for all the wonderful pictures. Keep up the good work!

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