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  • Spicy blend of vegetables cooks simply by mixing contents with boiling water in the pouch provided; let stand and serve
  • Gluten free
  • Nutrition facts displayed here and on packaging may differ; information on packaging reflects actual contents
  • May contain traces of peanuts and/or tree nuts
  • *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9

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Ingredients: rice noodle (rice flour and water), sauce (tomato, sugar, white vinegar (maltodextrin and distilled vinegar), vegetarian soup with imitation chicken flavor (maltodextrin, salt, autolyzed yeast extract, yeast extract, onion powder, turmeric extract (color), sunflower oil), garlic, lime flavor (organic maltodextrin, natural flavors), cilantro, crushed red chili pepper, salt), organic peanut butter (organic dry roasted peanuts, organic palm fruit oil), dry roasted peanuts, organic textured soy protein, bell pepper, green onion. contains: peanuts, soybean. Allergens: soybean, peanuts, may contain traces of tree nuts.

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Specs

Best Use Backpacking
Serving Size 1/2 package
Servings per Container 2
Calories Per Serving 460
Calories from Fat 160
Total Fat 18 grams
Saturated Fat 3 grams
Trans Fat 0 grams
Cholesterol 0 milligrams
Sodium 480 milligrams
Carbohydrates 64 grams
Potassium 0 milligrams
Dietary Fiber 8 grams
Sugars 15 grams
Protein 18 grams
Vegan Yes
Vegetarian Yes
Meat None
Gluten Free Yes
Net Weight 8 ounces
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grub What you have here is a veggie version of Pad Thai. Peanut butter substitutes for the traditional fish sauce, and soy substitutes for both the egg and tofu ingredients. Inside the pouch is a packet of peanut butter, packet of peanuts, and an Oxygen Absorber Packet.(See picture) If you really love Pad Thai, you can get a little creative with the ingredients; leave the peanut butter out and use fish sauce, or what I like to do, add beef nuggets in to make Beef Pad Thai.(see picture) Whatever you choose to do, keep in mind, you're eating for two.
Date published: 2015-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooooo Good! Man this stuff is good. Really good flavor and I found it very filling. As a vegetarian, I always look for meals with a lot of protein, and this one is awesome! Also, because of the peanuts and rice noodles, this meal has really good texture (not mushy). A friend of mine turned me on to it. She's gluten free, and has Pad Thai on pretty much every trip we go on. It's a winner!
Date published: 2013-03-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It'll get the job done... I had this leftover from a recent outing, so I ate it at home. It didn't take long for me (15 min), though I boiled the water on a stove at home. I will agree that the flavor was pretty bad out of of the gate, but I added some chili paste and it wasn't too bad. It would have been excellent had I just hiked several miles and were freezing cold. If you can get add some of those Sriracha packets to your kit, you'll be sittin' pretty. The peanut butter adds a good amount of fat, which should help warm you up on those nights when your tent is a might bit cold. The main + ... it felt like a lot of food. I was pretty hungry tonight and less than half filled me up. Something I did to keep it from being too soupy... put the bare minimum of water in the pouch and squeeze all of the air out before sealing it to get it to cover the noodles and it won't be so soupy.
Date published: 2014-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and easy I disagree with some of the other reviews. I have tried ALOT of freeze dried food, and this is probably my favorite meal. It tastes delicious, isn't as ridiculously high in sodium as most meals, and is satisfying to eat after a long day. Every trip i take i include one meal of this. It is as easy as any meal to prepare, add water. Since peanut butter is most of the sauce, it is important to mix it, i just squeeze the bag up and down for 5 minutes during cooking. Despite being vegetarian, it has plenty of protein thanks to the peanut butter and peanuts. One of my favorites
Date published: 2009-04-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible in every way food can be bad Maybe I'm crazy, but I really like freeze dried food. I love that I can get a hot meal on the trail with little effort. Pad Thai is even one of my favorite foods. But... this was absolutely horrible. The taste was intolerable, the noodles were crunchy after more than twice the recommended cooking time, and the smell was awful. There are too many freeze dried options out there, don't suffer through this one.
Date published: 2008-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good meal, but only for one person I bought this meal for a two night backpacking trip, and I was very satisfied with it. Some of the comments about the meal lacking flavor are strange, because mine tasted great and had lots of flavor. The meal is light weight, and easy to prepare, just add boiling water. Many of the calories come from the peanut butter, which is not actually a traditional ingredient in Pad Thai. Traditional Pad Thai dishes use tamarind paste, but peanut butter has become a substitute in western dishes. Also, the pack is supposed to feed two people, but I was able to eat an entire pack by myself, and I was still a little hungry. Overall, a good meal, just be prepared to finish it yourself.
Date published: 2012-06-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from A good start, but Needs Improvement I did not experience the issues with the crunchy noodles as some have, except for a few ends which I did not submerge properly in the boiling water; however, it requires so much water to get the noodles to soften, it ruins the flavor of the dish. I think that four things could improve this meal: (1) break the noodles, (2) use 1/2 cup less water, (3) include dried basil leaves, (4) add basil oil (and maybe fish sauce) to the oil/peanut butter package. then it would be well on it's way to tasting right
Date published: 2009-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a great meal! We used this on a trip in lower Yosemite. It was a great meal after a moderate backpacking day. It was very flavorful with a spicy kick. We love anything with peanut butter in it.
Date published: 2007-10-22
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grub What you have here is a veggie version of Pad Thai. Peanut butter substitutes for the traditional fish sauce, and soy substitutes for both the egg and tofu ingredients. Inside the pouch is a packet of peanut butter, packet of peanuts, and an Oxygen Absorber Packet.(See picture) If you really love Pad Thai, you can get a little creative with the ingredients; leave the peanut butter out and use fish sauce, or what I like to do, add beef nuggets in to make Beef Pad Thai.(see picture) Whatever you choose to do, keep in mind, you're eating for two.
Date published: 2015-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooooo Good! Man this stuff is good. Really good flavor and I found it very filling. As a vegetarian, I always look for meals with a lot of protein, and this one is awesome! Also, because of the peanuts and rice noodles, this meal has really good texture (not mushy). A friend of mine turned me on to it. She's gluten free, and has Pad Thai on pretty much every trip we go on. It's a winner!
Date published: 2013-03-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It'll get the job done... I had this leftover from a recent outing, so I ate it at home. It didn't take long for me (15 min), though I boiled the water on a stove at home. I will agree that the flavor was pretty bad out of of the gate, but I added some chili paste and it wasn't too bad. It would have been excellent had I just hiked several miles and were freezing cold. If you can get add some of those Sriracha packets to your kit, you'll be sittin' pretty. The peanut butter adds a good amount of fat, which should help warm you up on those nights when your tent is a might bit cold. The main + ... it felt like a lot of food. I was pretty hungry tonight and less than half filled me up. Something I did to keep it from being too soupy... put the bare minimum of water in the pouch and squeeze all of the air out before sealing it to get it to cover the noodles and it won't be so soupy.
Date published: 2014-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and easy I disagree with some of the other reviews. I have tried ALOT of freeze dried food, and this is probably my favorite meal. It tastes delicious, isn't as ridiculously high in sodium as most meals, and is satisfying to eat after a long day. Every trip i take i include one meal of this. It is as easy as any meal to prepare, add water. Since peanut butter is most of the sauce, it is important to mix it, i just squeeze the bag up and down for 5 minutes during cooking. Despite being vegetarian, it has plenty of protein thanks to the peanut butter and peanuts. One of my favorites
Date published: 2009-04-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible in every way food can be bad Maybe I'm crazy, but I really like freeze dried food. I love that I can get a hot meal on the trail with little effort. Pad Thai is even one of my favorite foods. But... this was absolutely horrible. The taste was intolerable, the noodles were crunchy after more than twice the recommended cooking time, and the smell was awful. There are too many freeze dried options out there, don't suffer through this one.
Date published: 2008-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good meal, but only for one person I bought this meal for a two night backpacking trip, and I was very satisfied with it. Some of the comments about the meal lacking flavor are strange, because mine tasted great and had lots of flavor. The meal is light weight, and easy to prepare, just add boiling water. Many of the calories come from the peanut butter, which is not actually a traditional ingredient in Pad Thai. Traditional Pad Thai dishes use tamarind paste, but peanut butter has become a substitute in western dishes. Also, the pack is supposed to feed two people, but I was able to eat an entire pack by myself, and I was still a little hungry. Overall, a good meal, just be prepared to finish it yourself.
Date published: 2012-06-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from A good start, but Needs Improvement I did not experience the issues with the crunchy noodles as some have, except for a few ends which I did not submerge properly in the boiling water; however, it requires so much water to get the noodles to soften, it ruins the flavor of the dish. I think that four things could improve this meal: (1) break the noodles, (2) use 1/2 cup less water, (3) include dried basil leaves, (4) add basil oil (and maybe fish sauce) to the oil/peanut butter package. then it would be well on it's way to tasting right
Date published: 2009-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a great meal! We used this on a trip in lower Yosemite. It was a great meal after a moderate backpacking day. It was very flavorful with a spicy kick. We love anything with peanut butter in it.
Date published: 2007-10-22
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