Cold Peanut Soba Noodles

Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

I'm a huge fan of cold peanut noodles, especially soba noodles. Soba noodles are Japanese buckwheat noodles, and are great for vegetarians. A 2-ounce (dry) serving of soba noodles has 8 grams of protein and 12% of the RDA of dietary fiber - and no cholesterol. Add different vegetables if you wish (shredded cabbage is good, or water chestnuts), and if you're not vegetarian, add soy-marinated chicken, shrimp or even salmon. Cook time is for boiling the noodles.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Combine sauce ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Toss cooked soba noodles (or spaghetti) with vegetables.
  3. Add sauce and combine to coat everything.
  4. (Since the flavors are so intense, I like my noodles a little on the"dry" side-- you can make this dish more"saucy" if you wish.) Add peanuts, adjust seasoning, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.