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8 Ways To Turn Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

Those cheap little packages of dried noodle blocks that totally sustained you while writing your thesis? (Postmodern feminist theory FTW!) Well, turns out that there are plenty of delicious ways to cook them.
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Those cheap little packages of dried noodle blocks that totally sustained you while writing your thesis? (Postmodern feminist theory FTW!) Well, turns out that there are plenty of delicious ways to cook them. Here, eight of our favorite recipes that go way beyond the microwave.

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Thai Chicken Ramen
This Japanese dish gets a Thai flavor kick. Get the recipe.

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Ramen Burrito
Who needs rice, anyway? Get the recipe.

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Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad
If you can pick up carrot slices with chopsticks, we applaud you. Get the recipe.

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Ramen Burger
Assuming buns aren't really your thing. Get the recipe.

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Crock-Pot Caramelized Pork Ramen Soup
Isn't your slow cooker a godsend? Get the recipe.

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Ramen Mac and Cheese
Welp, we're officially done with the bright orange stuff. Get the recipe.

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