Cold Soba Noodle Salad
Japanese soba noodles are lower in calories than regular pasta, with almost as much protein; their assertive flavor is matched here with rice vinegar, soy, and fresh cilantro.
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- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, May 2007
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 8 ounces soba noodles
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon chili oil (optional)
- Sesame seeds, toasted if desired
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook noodles until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain well again.
In a large bowl, combine noodles, cilantro, vinegar, soy sauce, and, if using, chili oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with sesame seeds.