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Sesame Noodle Salad

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Sesame Noodle Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 12
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Dress up soba noodles and veggies with a classic Asian dressing of sesame oil, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar and garlic.
Updated Jun 3, 2013

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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

120 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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