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Shirataki Noodles with Tomato Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Shirataki Noodles with Tomato Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Shirataki Noodles with Tomato Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 1 serving



This recipe uses one 7-ounce package of shirataki noodles and serves one person. Adapted from FatFree Vegan Kitchen: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2006/09/shirataki-noodles-with-tomato-pesto.html

Recipe Ingredients for Shirataki Noodles with Tomato Pesto

7 oz. noodles, shirataki
1 tbsp. chopped walnuts
2 cloves minced garlic, divided
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, lightly packed
2 tbsp. sour cream or tofu or vegan mayo
7 cherry tomatoes
1 salt, to taste
1/3 cup diced cucumber
1 tbsp. toasted pinenuts, optional

Recipe Directions for Shirataki Noodles with Tomato Pesto

  1. Rinse and drain the shirataki noodles. Place them in a saucepan, cover them with water, and add one clove of minced garlic. Place on the stove and bring to a boil for one minute. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  2. Put the walnuts and remaining garlic into the food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Add the basil and tofu/ sour cream/ mayo, and process until the basil is chopped. Add 5 of the cherry tomatoes, and pulse until tomatoes are chopped and the mixture is well blended. Add salt to taste and mix again.

  3. Drain the shirataki noodles and mix them well with the pesto. Chop the remaining tomatoes, and toss them, the cucumber, and the toasted pinenuts with the noodles. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1151.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
593
Calories from Fat
174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.3g
30%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
223mg
9%
Potassium
2302mg
66%
Total Carbohydrates
91.2g
30%
Dietary Fiber
14.7g
59%
Sugars
24.4g
Protein
21.2g
Vitamin A 161% Vitamin C 191%
Calcium 18% Iron 26%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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