12 Ramen Recipe Upgrades That Are Completely Unexpected, Because You Can Do Better Than A Flavor Packet

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Whether you're trying to save a few bucks on meals or you're just craving some good old salty noodles, ramen will always have a special place in your heart — but sometimes you'll admit that sometimes you could use more than just a pack of dehydrated noodles and a flavor packet. Luckily, there are plenty of unique ramen recipes to make this food even more unexpectedly delicious. It's time to hack your ramen.

Cook your noodles or leave them dry, add them to broth or savor them on your own — the possibilities are endlessly amazing. Forget the flavor packet, and use these 12 unique recipes for some instant ramen inspiration.

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