Saturday, February 12, 2011

Sesame Peanut Noodles

This recipe is from Whole foods. They have awesome recipes all over their site, love it! Such a yummy simplistic dish! YUMMO. Serve this colorful noodle dish at room temperature or chilled.


1 (8-ounce) package 100% whole grain soba noodles

2 cups snow peas, strings removed

2 tablespoons roasted smooth peanut butter or almond butter

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon reduced sodium tamari

1 tablespoon sesame tahini

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 1/2 cups shredded carrots

1 small red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

1 cup sliced green onions

3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Cook soba noodles according to package directions. Add snow peas with 1 minute cooking time remaining. Drain noodles and snow peas thoroughly.

In a large bowl, whisk together peanut butter, vinegar, tamari, tahini and crushed red pepper. Add a splash of warm water if needed to thin the sauce so it will coat the vegetables and noodles. Add noodles, snow peas, carrots, bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds. Toss to coat noodles and vegetables thoroughly with sauce. Serve room temperature or chilled.

Per serving : 420 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 63g total carbohydrate (9g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 13g protein

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