A bowl of noodles for lunch? Your plan for the afternoon better include an hour-long nap, because your energy level is sure to taper off with a belly full of carbs. This matcha ramen noodles recipe, on the other hand, won’t slow you down. Matcha green tea powder has less than half the amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee, so this dish will power you through the afternoon slump without keeping you awake all night long.
Makes 1-2 servings
1 scoop (2g) matcha green tea powder
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. raw honey
1 Tbsp. coconut aminos
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 pkg. buckwheat ramen noodles
1-2 Tbsp. reserved pasta water
- Cook ramen according to package directions. Reserve 1-2 Tbsp. pasta water.
- In bowl, combine matcha, oil, honey, coconut aminos, garlic and black pepper.
- Stir sauce into hot ramen noodles and add reserved water.
- Serve immediately.