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    Soba Noodle Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    57 mins

    45 mins

    12 mins

    ChrisMc's Note:

    Soba are Japanese buckwheat noodles - you can find them at some grocery stores; if not, any Asian food store should have them. (The recipe originally called for ramen, but I just couldn't do that to people). I've also had good luck finding dried shiitake mushrooms at a reasonable price at Asian food stores. Prep time includes the final sitting time.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Dressing

    Salad

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine all dressing ingredients in a small pan and whisk over low heat until smooth.
    2. 2
      Set aside.
    3. 3
      Trim the asparagus and cut into 2-inch pieces.
    4. 4
      Cut snow peas into thirds after pulling the strings.
    5. 5
      Cook the asparagus in boiling water for 3 minutes (time it!).
    6. 6
      Add the snow peas and cook another 30 seconds, then drain immediately in a colander and rinse with cold water until cool.
    7. 7
      Pat the vegetables dry and put into a bowl.
    8. 8
      Cut the pepper into 1/4 inch slices and slice the mushrooms thinly.
    9. 9
      Toss the pepper and mushrooms with the asparagus, peas, and bean sprouts as well as 3 tbs of dressing, then refrigerate.
    10. 10
      Bring a pot of water to a boil, break the soba noodles into halves or thirds, and cook until tender.
    11. 11
      Drain and rinse.
    12. 12
      Toss the noodles with the vegetable mix and the remaining dressing, then refrigerate for 15 minutes to let the flavors blend and the noodles absorb some of the dressing.
    13. 13
      Garnish with peanuts and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2004

      45

      This was really great! It has a lovely flavor. I added some garlic as well and toasted sesame seeds which I then sprinkled on top. My only complaint was that the sauce tended to be too thick and not smooth enough. I will try increasing theoil next time or using smooth peanut butter, but I will be making it again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Soba Noodle Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (318 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 498.9
     
    Calories from Fat 138
    27%
    Total Fat 15.4 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1292.4 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 76.2 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 8.4 g
    33%
    Sugars 11.0 g
    44%
    Protein 22.0 g
    44%

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