We Love Ramen Infographic
Ramen has been a staple in American student cuisine for quite some time now, because of how inexpensive and edible it is. Ramen can also be quite filling if you add some of your own signature cooking hacks to it. This original Hack College Infographic was created because we, like many students around the world are just so crazy in love with ramen.

Hack College Infographic: We Love Ramen

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Study up on these digestible ramen recipes as shown on this Infographic:

Ramen Spaghetti

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Top Ramen
  • 1 can of stewed tomatoes ($1.50)
  • 1 can of tomato sauce ($0.20)
Directions:
  • In a sauce pan or pot, add both stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce and¬†heat.
  • Drain all of the water from your ramen noodles.
  • Pour tomato mixture¬†over your cooked ramen noodles.
  • Optional: you may add your Top Ramen flavor packet if you wish, but it’s healthier without.

Calories: 200
Fat: 8G
Approximate cost: $2.13

Breakfast Ramen

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Top Ramen
  • Sausage ($1.50)
  • 1 egg ($0.20)
  • Salsa ($1.50)
Directions:
  • Cook sausage and scramble egg together in a pan on the stove.
  • Drain all of the water from your ramen noodles.
  • Add scrambled egg, sliced sausage, and salsa to cooked ramen noodles.
  • If your sausage is not pre-cooked, make sure you cook it fully before consuming.

Calories: 310
Fat: 12G
Approximate cost: $3.33

Ramen Chow Mein

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Top Ramen
  • 1 can of mixed vegetables ($1.50)
  • 1 egg ($0.20)
  • 4 oz. packet of soy sauce ($0.60)
Directions:
  • Scramble of fry egg as preferred.
  • Drain all of the water from your ramen noodles, and mixed vegetables.
  • Add egg, mixed vegetables and soy sauce to cooked ramen noodles.

Calories: 220
Fat: 9G
Approximate cost: $2.43

Baked Ramen

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Top Ramen
  • 1 oz. lime juice ($0.30)
  • 2 oz. packet of soy sauce ($0.30)
  • 1 tsp chili powder ($0.10)
  • 2 green onions ($0.70)
Directions:
  • Combine lime juice, soy sauce, and chili powder together in a small bowl.
  • Break up ramen noodles and divide equally into 4 large sheets of foil; divide soy sauce mixture evenly over each sheet of ramen.
  • Add 1/3 cup of water to each ramen pile and wrap securely in the foil.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees, or until fully cooked through.
  • While you wait for ramen to bake, chop green onions to desired size.
  • Pour your baked ramen into individual bowls, and top with green onions.

Calories: 250
Fat: 9G
Approximate cost: $3.08

Dandelion Ramen

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Top Ramen
  • As many dandelions as you can find!
  • 1/2 onion, chopped ($0.40)
Directions:
  • Pick as many dandelion buds as you can find.
  • Clean dandelions as you would a strawberry.
  • Stir-fry dandelion buds and chopped onion until browned. You can also use any stir-fry appropriate sauce you may have around.
  • Drain all of the water from your ramen noodles.
  • Pour your stir-fry mix over cooked ramen noodles.

Calories: 200
Fat: 9G
Approximate cost: $0.60

Did you know that in Japanese culture, ramen is called gakusei ryori which means student cuisine?

UPDATE: reddit user fightingforair points out that there is in fact more than one Cup Noodle museum now – one has recently opened up in the Minato Mirai Area[1]

Questions, comments, or more cool ramen hacks? Send them my way: greg [at] hackcollege.com