The way I see it, this one kills two birds with one ramen: 1. Avoid boring your taste buds with another night of bland-ass beef noodles. 2. Learn that Brussels sprouts don’t actually taste like dirty gym socks if you know what you’re doing.

You can do it. We can help.


Lemon Basil Ramen Stir-Fry with Brussels Sprouts

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy


  • 1 cup arugula/spinach mix
  • 4 sprigs of fresh basil
  • 1 handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1 cup Brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 package of beef ramen
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • olive oil (for frying)
Photo by Shalayne Pulia
  • Step 1

    Slice Brussels sprouts and tomatoes and toss them into a pan coated with olive oil. Add seasoning.

    Photo by Shalayne Pulia
  • Step 2

    Add in arugula/spinach mix once Brussels sprouts start to soften.

    Photo by Shalayne Pulia
  • Step 3

    Make ramen according to package directions and strain. Add noodles to veggies.

    Photo by Shalayne Pulia
  • Step 4

    Once Brussels sprouts are slightly charred, add in feta cheese and mix lightly.

    Photo by Shalayne Pulia