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Kelp Noodles

Have you ever tasted kelp noodles? They’re delicious! Lately, I’ve been eating my fair share of this tasty low-carb noodle. They’re my new favorite food. We eat these gluten-free noodles several nights a week with dinner. They’re the perfect paleo pasta.

What are kelp noodles? They’re simply noodles made from seaweed. These paleo noodles have changed my life because they’re incredible in Asian dishes, which are a favorite of mine. Here’s how to prepare kelp noodles!

Kelp Noodles
  1. Using a strainer, thoroughly rinse noodles
  2. Place noodles in a bowl, and fill with warm water
  3. Let stand for 30 minutes
  4. Rinse and strain
  5. Serve

Kelp noodles have a slightly crunchy texture that is different than that of traditional pasta. The soaking preparation method above will soften the noodles and make them less crunchy. On days when I want even softer noodles, I add a tablespoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of salt to the soaking water, and then rinse everything off.

My favorite way to serve this seaweed based noodle is in my Sesame Noodles recipe, a Chinese take-out style dish just like the kind we used to eat before I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1998. Those were the days when I lived in New York City, stayed up all hours of the night working, and ate loads of Chinese food!

Here are some of my paleo condiment recipes that are delicious served over kelp noodles: