A big bowl of noodles is utter comfort food no matter the weather and with the endless flavours you can add to them, you’ll never get bored. These 20 Best Gluten-Free Noodle recipes offer you a range of inspiration, from vegan to Paleo and everything in between.
Our collective idea of what constitutes a noodle has expanded in recent years. There are the traditional gluten-free noodle and pasta shapes made from gluten-free flours, plus a ton of alternatives based on the rise of popular diets like Paleo and keto. Now we have zucchini noodles – and basically any noodle from a vegetable that can be spiralized – as well as noodles made from seaweed, beans, legumes and konjac root (shirataki noodles). And we love them all.
Grab a fork, spoon or chopsticks and slurp away!
20 Best Gluten-Free Noodle Recipes
Simple Spicy Soba with Garlicky Greens
An ultra quick and tasty stir-fried recipe for when you need to get dinner on the table quickly. Just check the label of your soba noodles to ensure they are 100% buckwheat, as many brands cut their noodles with wheat flour.
Sweet and Sticky Ginger Buckwheat Noodles
Packed with veggies and crispy tofu, this flavourful vegan and gluten-free dish also happens to be safe for low-FODMAP diets. Win!
Kelp Noodle Pad Thai with Coconut Almond Butter Sauce
Kelp Noodle Pad Thai with Coconut Almond Butter Sauce by My Fresh Perspective (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)
You won’t be skeptical about seaweed noodles once you try this dish, which can be eaten hot or cold. It’s a good thing you’ll have sauce leftover, as you’ll want to drizzle the extras over your next recipe-free dinner bowl.
Bok Choi and Mushroom Laksa
Mediterranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta
Zucchini was one of the first veggies used to replicate pasta, though there are those who insist zoodles will never be noodles. We disagree and put forth this recipe as proof!
Vietnamese Noodle Bowls with Lemongrass Tofu
We love gluten-free noodle bowls that have a mix of textures – and this recipe has soft noodles, chewy tofu and fresh, crisp veggies all ensconced in a flavourful dressing. Yum.
Tomato Coconut Soup with Sweet Potato Noodles
A Paleo and Whole 30-compliant soup recipe that features gently cooked sweet potato noodles and protein-rich hard boiled eggs. You will absolutely love this one.
Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo
How amazing does this look?! It tastes even better – and with the cauliflower cream sauce standing in, there is no way you will miss the dairy.
One Pot Spring Pasta with Smoked Salmon
Celebrate the beauty of spring veggies with this easy pasta dish, which uses noodles made from rice as its base.
Creamy Pumpkin Gluten-Free Noodles
Creamy Pumpkin Gluten-Free Noodles by Sondi Bruner (*ACN Head Program Coach)
A vegetarian-friendly alternative that is absolutely packed with flavour.
Spicy Eggplant Stir-Fry With Enoki Mushrooms
We love the creativity of this vegan stir-fry that uses thin, chewy enoki mushrooms to replicate gluten-free noodles. Genius!
Sweet Potato Noodles with Mushrooms and Crispy Kale
Sweet Potato Noodles with Mushrooms and Crispy Kale by Good Witch Kitchen (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)
These gluten-free noodles are quick to pull together and allow you to sneak more veggies into your diet in the most delicious way.
Fast Food Fettuccini
Skip the take-out menus and opt for this gluten-free pasta dish instead. It’s also a great clean-out-the-fridge meal for less food waste!
Thai Chicken Curry Meatballs with Carrot Noodles
You’ll forget you’re eating Paleo carrot noodles when they’re doused in this delicious coconut almond satay sauce. Heaven.
Ginger Sesame Soba Noodle Soup
Spiralized Beet and Sweet Potato Noodle Salad
Spicy Spaghetti Squash Noodles
This creamy and comforting gluten-free noodle dish uses spaghetti squash, which separates into noodle-like strands when cooked. For some great tips about how to make the best squash noodles, check out this post on How to Cook Spaghetti Squash Long Noodles That Aren’t Watery.
Grain-Free Chicken Noodle Soup
A noodle roundup wouldn’t be complete without a chicken noodle soup recipe, which is the ultimate comfort food. This version uses grain-free black bean noodles that look delicious!
Tagliatelle with Basil Pesto + Avocado
A creamy and veggie-packed gluten-free noodle dish that is easy to pull together when you have homemade condiments in the fridge (or freezer).
Instant Pot Chicken Pad Thai
This Whole 30 recipe comes together in a snap by using the Instant Pot. Another quick and easy recipe to add to your rotation!