Sesame Noodle Salad

Dress up soba noodles and veggies with a classic Asian dressing of sesame oil, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar and garlic.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 12

Sesame Dressing

3
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon balsamic or rice vinegar
1
tablespoon sesame oil
4 1/2
teaspoons sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Salad

8
to 9 oz uncooked soba (buckwheat) noodles or angel hair pasta
2
medium carrots, shredded (1 cup)
1
small cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into thin slices (1 cup)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted

  • 1 In small bowl, stir all dressing ingredients until well mixed; set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 quarts water to boiling. Cook soba noodles in boiling water 6 to 8 minutes or until tender; drain and rinse with cold water. If using angel hair pasta, cook as directed on package; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, toss noodles, dressing and remaining salad ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.