Peanut Sesame Noodles Recipe

Looking for an easy Peanut Sesame Noodles recipe? Learn how to make Peanut Sesame Noodles using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Makes 6 side-dish or 4 vegetarian main-course servings. From Smitten Kitchen, adapted from Gourmet.

Recipe Ingredients for Peanut Sesame Noodles

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup warm water
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes (or chili paste of your choice)
3/4 lb dried soba noodles (dried linguine fini or spaghetti will work in a pinch)
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch-thick strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch-thick strips
1/2 cucumber, seeded and thinly sliced
1 cup firm tofu, cubed
3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

Recipe Directions for Peanut Sesame Noodles

  1. Puree dressing ingredients (peanut butter through hot pepper flakes) in a blender until smooth, about 2 minutes, then transfer to a large bowl.

  2. Cook pasta in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water until tender. Drain in a colander, then rinse well under cold water.

  3. Add pasta, scallions, bell peppers, cucumber and tofu to dressing, tossing to combine. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Categories

Nuts, Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Chinese

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 354.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
669
Calories from Fat
256
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.4g
44%
Saturated Fat
5.2g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1593mg
66%
Potassium
838mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
85.5g
28%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
11.5g
Protein
29.0g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 135%
Calcium 26% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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