Quick Homemade Pot Noodle is a Fun Meal to Make With Kids

Caitriona Redmond

May 11, 2018

Homemade pot noodle recipe

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Are you looking for a quick, easy and healthy recipe to make for your family? This fabulous homemade pot noodle recipe is significantly healthier than shop-bought versions, plus it’s fun to make with the kids!

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You could buy a freeze-dried Pot Noodle in a plastic cup in the supermarket OR you could make your own for less than 50c per portion.

My version is far more nutritious, there is significantly less salt in it and the fresh vegetables add a real crunch.

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Homemade Pot Noodle Recipe

Ingredients (per person)

  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 peeled, topped and tailed carrot
  • 1 teaspoon ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • Cupful vermicelli rice noodles
  • Handful frozen sweetcorn
  • Handful frozen peas
  • Boiling water


  1. Boil a kettle of water. Peel and chop the spring onions. Grate the carrot into a chunky shred.
  2. Put the ginger and garlic paste into a large jar, followed by the soy sauce, noodles, peas, sweetcorn and grated carrot. Once the kettle has boiled pour over with hot water up to 3/4 level. Stir well.
  3. Loosely cover the jar using the lid for 30 seconds. If you wanted to add protein you could add in shredded omelette, leftover roast chicken, ham, fresh beans etc at this point. Serve & enjoy.

This recipe, and more, is available on Wholesome Ireland

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Have your say! Would your family enjoy this homemade pot noodle recipe? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: May 11th, 2018 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: March 29th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Caitriona Redmond

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Caitriona is a food writer, blogger and author, as well as a mother to 2 boys and a teen stepdaughter. After Caitriona was laid off during the recession, with her family budget getting smaller she found herself facing a shrinking amount of money on a weekly basis to spend on food. She could feed the family on convenience food for the same amount that she had to spend but she chose to cook the best food she could within their tight budget. Her blog is about her, how she manages and the rollercoaster that parenting and living on a tight budget brings.

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