Instant Noodle Jar Meals

Whether you need a brown bag lunch for work or simply need some new lunch ideas, these Instant Noodle Jar Meals are going to be your favorite new meal prep recipes.

Budget-friendly and easy to make, these recipes take noodles to the next level. Mix and match your favorite vegetables and proteins in each of these basic recipes to create your own crave-worthy noodle jars for the week.

Instant Veggie Ramen

Meal prep is made easy with this totally vegan instant ramen jar recipe! Enjoy these at home or on the go for a satisfying noodle dish loaded with your favorite veggies.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 19 minutes

Yield: 2 jars


  • 14 oz. vacuum-packed ramen stir fry noodles
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Pickled ginger, to taste
  • 6 oz. sautéed shiitake mushrooms
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 Tbsp. Harris Teeter Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. HT Traders Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 2 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • Boiling water, for serving


1. Divide ingredients in half and layer in two mason jars. Seal and refrigerate until ready to prepare.

2. To serve, add boiling water to just cover the ingredients. Allow to rest four minutes before enjoying!

Thai Curry Noodle Soup

Just add boiling water! With a spiced coconut broth, our Thai Curry Noodle Soup is crave worthy! If you’re not a tofu fan, simply substitute it for shredded chicken or cooked shrimp.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 jars


  • 3 ounces dry rice stick noodles
  • ½ cup kale ribbons
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup cooked tofu, cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp. Private Selection Thai Red Curry Powder
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp. Harris Teeter Soy Sauce (or tamari)
  • 4 Tbsp. coconut cream, such as Thai Kitchen


1. Place the dry stick noodles in a bowl and cover with hot water (not boiling) for five minutes or until just softened. Drain and rinse in cool water.

2. Layer noodles and remaining ingredients in two jars. Seal and refrigerate until ready to use.

3. To prepare, pour boiling water in each jar until noodles and vegetables are just covered. Allow to stand for five minutes, then enjoy!

Veggie Zoodle Chicken Soup

All of the feel-good comfort of chicken noodle soup with fewer carbs! Our Veggie Zoodle Chicken Soup comes together in minutes with the help of spiral veggie noodles and rotisserie chicken.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


1 package fresh spiralized zucchini noodles

1 package fresh spiralized butternut squash noodles

2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

1 cup shredded kale

2 green onions, sliced

2 Harris Teeter Chicken Bouillon Cubes

2 Tbsp. Simple Truth Organic Honey

2 Tbsp. Harris Teeter Soy Sauce

1 tsp. Simple Truth Organic Ground Ginger


1. Divide ingredients between two mason jars. Seal and refrigerate until ready to serve.

2. To prepare, pour boiling water over each jar until ingredients are just covered.

3. Allow to rest 3 minutes before enjoying.

Katie Harding is the publisher of Forks and Folly . A self-taught cook and die-hard foodie, Katie lives in Charlotte with her husband and three boys. Besides cooking and eating, she loves craft beers, running, and napping.