Cold Sesame Soba Noodles

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

4 servings

Kick this dish up a notch by adding grilled shrimp or leftover shredded chicken or beef.


Ingredients

  • 270 g dry soba noodles , (about 3 bundles)
  • 2 small zucchini , spirallized or grated
  • 1 170-g pkg snow peas , trimmed and sliced legthwise into strips
  • 1 red sweet pepper , cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint , or basil

Instructions

  • Cook noodles in a large pot of boiling water, following package directions but omitting salt, until tender, about 4 min. During the last minute of cooking, add zucchini, snow peas and red pepper. Rinse well under cold running water, then drain very well.
  • Whisk teriyaki sauce with vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, ginger and garlic in a large bowl. Add noodle mixture. Sir until well coated. Serve at room temperature with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds and mint.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 333,
  • Protein
  • 15 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 833 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent Summer 2016 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.