Sesame Noodle Salad

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

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

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.
Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.