Ground Beef Ramen Bowls

These Ground Beef Ramen Bowls are done in less than 30 minutes! So get your chop sticks ready, because this dinner is going to disappear fast!

Don’t you just love an easy dinner recipe that gets cheers from the WHOLE crowd? Whether you’re making these ramen noodles for your family or just for yourself, I can promise that they are going to be gone in minutes.

Ramen noodle bowl with ground beef and sugar snap peas

Why We Love Ramen Noodle Bowls

Honestly, who doesn’t love ramen noodles? Our boys love slurping up these noodles as fast as they can. The sauce is super light so it clings to every noodle and I can tell you, these noodles are seriously addicting.

What we love about making these Ground Beef Ramen Bowls is that you can switch up the ingredients to what you like or what you have on hand. More about that later in the post, but just keep in mind that this recipe is very adaptable!

How To Make Ground Beef Ramen Bowls

Cook and drain the ramen noodles and rinse them in cold water to stop them from cooking. For this ramen bowl recipe, you can discard the flavor packs or save them for another use.

ground beef in a skillet with Asian sauce

Brown the ground beef in a large skillet with onion and garlic. Whisk up the sauce on the side and once the beef is cooked through, pour it over the beef and toss it all together.

Now it’s time for those ramen noodles…

Ramen noodles and ground beef in a skillet

Add the ramen noodles to the skillet with the beef and the sauce. We’re adding chopped sugar snap peas that we haven’t cooked or steamed, because we like the crunch.

If you prefer your veggies a little softer, you can blanch or steam the sugar snap peas before adding them to the skillet with the ramen noodles and ground beef.

Sugar snap peas with ramen noodles and ground beef in a skillet

Now you can toss everything together, making sure to get all the noodles, beef and vegetables coated well with the sauce. The sauce for these Ground Beef Ramen Bowls is light, meaning there’s not a ton of sauce dripping off the noodles.

We prefer these ramen noodle bowls this way, but if you want a lot of sauce you can double the sauce amounts and add as much as you want to these noodle bowls. If you’re doubling the sauce, add it at the end when all of the ingredients are in the skillet so you know how much sauce you need to coat everything the way you like.

Ground beef and ramen noodles in a skillet with peas

Can I Use Different Ingredients For These Ramen Noodle Bowls?

Definitely! There are really so many options, but we’ll list a few here to give you some ideas!

Protein Options:

  • Ground Turkey
  • Ground Chicken
  • Ground Pork
  • Sliced Steak
  • Tofu

Vegetable Options:

  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Peas
  • Shredded Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Mushrooms
  • Snow Peas
  • Bell Peppers

Ground Beef Ramen Bowls in a black bowl with chopsticks

Can You Make This Recipe Ahead Of Time?

While we are big fans of a make ahead dinner, these noodle bowls are best when freshly made. The sauce will get absorbed by the noodles after sitting for a while or chilling in the fridge.

But don’t let that stop you from saving the leftovers! Reheated leftovers are still super delicious, the flavor is still all there! You can also add some soy sauce or a splash of chicken broth when reheating if you want a more saucy noodle bowl.

Ramen noodles with sugar snap peas and beef

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Ground Beef Ramen Bowls in a black bowl with chopsticks

Ground Beef Ramen Bowls

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x

Make these Ground Beef Ramen Bowls for an easy and delicious dinner at home! Our boys love slurping up these noodle bowls, and you can add any vegetable that you like!



  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki glaze (thick basting sauce)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger or ginger paste from a tube
  • 2 packages ramen noodles, flavor packets discarded
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas, roughly chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds (for garnish)


  1. Cook the ramen noodles in boiling water, just until they start to separate, about 3-4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the beef broth, teriyaki glaze, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce and sesame oil. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large 12 or 13 inch skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and onion and cook until the beef is no longer pink. Drain any excess drippings from the skillet.
  4. Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Whisk the sauce again to combine and then pour into the skillet, stirring to combine with the beef.
  5. Add the cooked ramen noodles and the sugar snap peas to the skillet. Stir to combine with the beef and sauce and then garnish with the scallions and sesame seeds.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


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