Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad



Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad

Picture this: It’s a warm summer day, and you’re craving something refreshing and satisfying. Look no further than our Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad! This delightful dish combines the nutty richness of sesame with the zesty kick of ginger to create a flavor explosion that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz of soba noodles
  • 2 cups of mixed vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, cucumbers)
  • 1/4 cup of sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro and green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse them under cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mixed vegetables and sesame seeds.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the minced ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, minced garlic, and sesame oil to create the dressing.
  4. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and sesame seeds. Toss to coat.
  5. Add the cooked soba noodles to the bowl and gently toss everything together until well combined.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro and green onions before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad is a light and refreshing dish that’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a quick weeknight meal. The combination of soba noodles, crisp vegetables, and the flavorful ginger sesame dressing makes it a crowd-pleaser.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 320, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 50g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 9g

Imagine yourself savoring each bite of this Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad, the sesame seeds adding a delightful crunch, the ginger providing a hint of warmth, and the fresh vegetables bringing a burst of color and freshness. Whether you’re enjoying it as a light lunch or a side dish at your next barbecue, this salad is sure to become a favorite. So, gather your ingredients, follow our simple instructions, and get ready to delight in this culinary masterpiece!

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