Cooking at Home - Garlic Ginger Ramen with Beef

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Published Saturday, April 22, 2023

Makes: 6 Servings

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Adding garlic and ginger to ramen is a game changer! This recipe has vegetables, lean protein, and lots of flavor!


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (15% fat or less)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 packages instant ramen-style noodles, broken into small pieces (3 ounces each)
  • 1 package frozen stir-fry vegetables, any type (16 ounces)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat (350 degrees F in an electric skillet), brown ground beef. Drain fat from the skillet. Drain fat from the skillet (see Note).
  2. Add water and ONE seasoning packet to cooked beef and mix well.
  3. Add vegetables, green onion, ginger and garlic. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Add ramen noodles, reduce heat to low, and simmer 3 to 5 minutes until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.


  • Try adding more seasonings such as red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper or jalapeno pepper.

Source: Food Hero, Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information



Total Calories


Total Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

4 g


24 mg


525 mg


26 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

3 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


12 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


45 mg


3 mg


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