Easy Miso Udon Carbonara Recipe (Vegetarian)

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Looking for a comforting udon noodle dish? Try Miso Udon Carbonara! This delicious fusion of udon noodles and carbonara will leave you asking for more!

Looking for easy udon recipes? Try my Bukkake Udon, Chilled Natto Udon Bowl, or Zaru Udon!

Udon Carbonara served on an oval plate.

I’ll walk you through the ingredients and step-by-step instructions. I hope you enjoy it!

Why You Will Love This Recipe 

  • This Japanese-style miso udon carbonara is quick, tasty, and ready in under 10 minutes.
  • Chewy udon noodles are perfectly paired with creamy sauce.
  • Plenty of veggies are added to create a vegetarian version, replacing the crispy bacon.

Udon Noodles

Udon noodles, the classic Japanese noodle made with wheat flour and water, are a staple of Japanese cooking. These thick and white noodles have a chewy texture and can be enjoyed both hot and cold. Learn more about udon noodles in “What are Japanese udon noodles: A Beginner’s Guide

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this Miso Udon Carbonara:

Ingredients for Udon Carbonara.
  • Udon noodles: Dried, fresh, or frozen udon noodles are available at grocery stores. I use frozen udon noodles in this recipe.
  • Vegetables: Cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, garlic
  • Carbonara Creamy Sauce: Eggs, heavy cream, miso paste. You can substitute miso paste with soy sauce.

How To Make Miso Udon Carbonara: STEP BY STEP 

Here are some quick visual instructions! For the video and all the detailed ingredients and instructions, go to the printable recipe card below.

How to make miso udon carbonara.

Step 1

Cut cabbage and shiitake mushrooms.

How to make miso udon carbonara.

Step 2

Make carbonara sauce with eggs, heavy cream, and miso paste.

How to make miso udon carbonara.

Step 3

Stir fry vegetables in a frying pan.

How to make miso udon carbonara.

Step 4

Add udon noodles and sauce.

Udon Carbonara served on an oval plate.

This rich and thick sauce goes perfectly with fat udon noodles! You will also love the cabbage’s crispness and the chewy shiitake mushrooms.

What To Serve With

To complement this miso udon carbonara, I recommend serving it Chickpea Tomato Soup, Napa Cabbage Coleslaw, and Hiyayakko!

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Easy Miso Udon Carbonara Recipe (Vegetarian)

5 from 3 votes
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Prep: 3 minutes
Cook: 7 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Juri Austin
Looking for a comforting udon noodle dish? Try Miso Udon Carbonara! This delicious fusion of udon noodles and carbonara will leave you asking for more!

Equipment

  • Frying pan 26cm (10 inch)

Ingredients

  • 2 packs Udon noodles, 340g (Frozen)
  • Cabbage
  • 4 Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • pinch of Salt and Pepper

Carbonara Sauce

  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ c Heavy cream, 100ml
  • 2 tsp Miso paste

Instructions

  • Defrost noodles: Defrost udon noodles in the microwave for 3 to 5 minutes (follow the package instructions).
  • Cut vegetables: Mince garlic, cut cabbage and shiitake mushrooms into bite-size pieces.
  • Carbonara sauce: Put the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  • Stir fry vegetables: Heat a frying pan over medium heat, add olive oil and garlic, add shiitake mushrooms and cabbage once you smell the garlic, and stir fry until tender.
  • Add udon noodles: Add udon noodles and stir fry.
  • Add sauce: Turn off the heat, add carbonara sauce, stir until well combined, and season with salt and pepper.

Video

Notes

  • Substitute: Use your favorite vegetables such as green onions, onions, paprikas, bok choy, spinach,  napa cabbage, etc.  You can use any type of udon noodles such as dry noodles and fresh noodles.
  • If the taste is too light for you, tweak the taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 14g
Course: Noodles
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: Udon carbonara, Vegetarian
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