Is Instant Ramen Vegan?

Question: Are instant noodles vegan?

Answer: They sure can be! There are lots of brands that offer vegan ramen noodles, and we’ve put together this list of options—most of them commonly available—so that when you get the craving for something fast and filling, your heart and stomach can stay full. (Pro tip: Add some fresh veggies to take your noodles to the next level.) Happy slurpin’!

Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods

Try the Vegan Miso Ramen Noodle Soup or the Vegan Ramen Chicken Flavor.


Try the Garlic Pepper, Asian Vegetable, Tofu Miso, Buckwheat Shoyu, Lemongrass Ginger, Wakame Seaweed, or Shiitake Mushroom varieties.

Lotus Foods

This brand offers many vegan options, including Red Miso Rice Ramen Noodle Soup and Tom Yum Rice Ramen Noodle Soup.


Try the Top Ramen Soy Sauce or Top Ramen Chili flavors. You can’t go wrong with these easy-to-find classics. Nissin also released its Very Veggie Soy Sauce Flavor Cup Noodles after customers urged the company to pack in more vegetables. Nissin’s first-ever vegan Cup Noodles product comes with a full serving of vegetables, including edamame, carrots, and bok choy.

Thai Kitchen

Vegan flavors include Thai Ginger, Spring Onion, and Garlic & Vegetable.

Crystal Noodle

For a little kick and some extra protein, try Crystal Noodle’s Spicy Tofu ramen bowl.

Now go enjoy some vegan ramen! Looking for more info on delicious vegan food options? Check out peta2’s food section.

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