Soba Noodle Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 30 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 25 mins
  • Makes: 4-6 servings

Fresh vegetarian fare need not feel dutiful, and we’ve got a salad to prove it. Cloaked in an alluring, spicy ginger-peanut dressing and laced with black sesame seeds, this soba noodle salad bursts with flavor, texture and color.

Ingredients

Directions

    1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook soba noodles in salted water according to package directions. Drain in a colander and run cold water through noodles.

    2. Meanwhile, for the dressing, whisk together rice vinegar, peanut butter, brown sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, salt, garlic powder, ginger, cayenne and red pepper flakes.

    3. In a large bowl, toss soba noodles with carrots, cabbage, cucumber, scallions, sesame seeds, and cilantro. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Top with additional sesame seeds and roasted peanuts, and serve with lime wedges.

    Chef Suggestions

    Make the dressing in advance to save yourself time.

     

     

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