Soba Noodle Salad with Asian Peanut Sauce
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Crunchy fresh vegetables and a creamy peanut dressing make this pasta salad over the top!
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
  • 1 pound Soba Noodles (Asian Buckwheat noodles)
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • ¼ head purple cabbage chopped
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped
  • 8 oz snap peas cut in half
  • 1 small cucumber seeded and chopped
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro chopped
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • For the Salad Dressing
  • 1 c peanut butter
  • ¼ tamari or soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 serano chilies seeded and minced
  • 3 tbs honey
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ lime juiced
  • ½ c reserved pasta water
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Reserve ½ cup noodle water, drain noodles and rinse with cool water. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, add peppers, cabbage, green onion, cucumber and snap peas. Add Noodles.
  4. In a medium size bowl, whisk together, peanut butter, tamari (soy), garlic, chilies, honey, sesame oil, lime juice. It will be thick. Add a little noodle water at a time to loosen the dressing. It took a ½ for me to make it right.
  5. Pour dressing over noodles and veges until it is coated the way you like. (I had leftover dressing).
  6. Toss in cilantro and peanuts
  7. Enjoy
Recipe by Rocky Mountain Cooking at