Soba Noodle Salad
This soba noodle salad is a very simple Asian side dish and flavorful! It can be ready in about 15 minutes.
In a medium bowl, whisk in rice wine vinegar, garlic, ginger, low sodium soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, honey plus the optional lime zest. Set aside.
In a large salad bowl, add noodle, bell pepper, edamame, cucumber, green onions, cilantro, and carrots. Pour in the dressing, stir until well combined.
Serve immediately with crushed peanuts or put in the fridge for about 15-30 minutes to serve cold.
Soba is thin noodles made from buckwheat flour or a combination of buckwheat and wheat flour. I purchased it from Ralphs.
It is used as a flavor enhancer in Middle Eastern, African, and Southeast Asian cuisines. It has a distinctive nutty aroma and taste. You can purchase at any grocery market, make sure that it's 100% pure. I used Lee Kum Kee brand.
It's plant-based and free from added sugar. You can find fresh or frozen at any grocery market. I purchased fresh from Trader's Joe.
Calories: 362kcalCarbohydrates: 72gProtein: 15gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 863mgPotassium: 389mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 2356IUVitamin C: 41mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 3mg