Peanut-Sesame Soba Noodles
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Serves: 5 servings (about 1¾ cups each)
 
Ingredients
Noodles:
  • 10 oz dry soba noodles (or whole wheat pasta of choice)
  • 2 cups purple cabbage, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups carrot, grated or matchstick
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
Peanut-Sesame Dressing:
  • ½ cup smooth, natural peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp white wine vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp honey*
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
Garnish:
  • 5 Tbsp peanuts, chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, sliced into wedges
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook the noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare dressing in a small bowl by whisking together the dressing ingredients until smooth.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine the cooked soba noodles, shredded cabbage, grated carrots, and chopped green onions. Pour dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat. Serve slaw with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.
Notes
*use agave to make recipe vegan

Recipe adapted from Cookie + Kate and originally, River Cottage Veg

I served half portions of this recipe with a serving of salmon, as shown. The nutrition information listed, however, is for a full portion (scant 2 cups). Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ~ 1¾ cups Calories: 508 Fat: 22.8 Carbohydrates: 66.4 Sugar: 15.4 Sodium: 574 Fiber: 7.2 Protein: 15.6 Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2015/06/peanut-sesame-soba-noodles-weekly-menu/