you know those nights when you just want the quickest, easiest, heartiest and most satisfying meal, but you don’t want to have to do much of anything to get it? well, here’s your answer. fast, easy, healthy, and won’t leave you feeling like you’ve sacrificed. such a winner. recipe after the jump.
2 packages of soba noodles (substitute buckwheat soba for a gluten free version!)
2 scallions, finely sliced
1 large carrot, sliced into peels with a veggie peeler
1 1/2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp sea salt
bring a large pot of salted water to boil, add noodles
while water is coming to a boil & noodles are cooking, chop scallions and peel carrot
in a small mixing bowl combine sesame oil, soy sauce, sea salt
when noodles are cooked, drain and rinse thoroughly with cold water (or warm if you’d like to eat this warm- it’s good either way!)
dry noodles as much as possible
in a large mixing serving bowl combine noodles, scallions, carrot, black sesame seeds and dress to taste
garnish with another sprinkle of sesame seends and serve warm, cold, or anywhere in between! enjoy.
*if you have a red pepper handy it would be delicious chopped into tiny bits and mixed in….