Japanese soba noodle and sesame salad
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Time to make:
24 mins, prep 20 mins, cook 4 mins
$2.09 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
200g soba noodles
1 large carrot, peeled into ribbons
1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled into ribbons
4 Roma tomatoes, cut into wedges
50g baby spinach leaves
1 avocado, sliced
3 tablespoons sesame seeds
3 tablespoons caster sugar
2 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Place noodles into a saucepan of boiling water. Cook for 4 minutes. Drain, refresh in cold water and drain again. Set aside.
Step 2 Make Dressing: grind sesame seeds to a fine powder using a mortar and pestle. Transfer to a bowl and whisk in remaining ingredients.
Step 3 Divide noodles and vege¬tables between serving bowls. Pour over the dressing and serve immediately.
Add snow peas, bean sprouts or broccoli florets for more flavour.
About this recipe
First published: September 2010