Japanese Tofu And Soba Salad With Sesame Dressing Recipe

This Japanese tofu and soba salad with sesame dressing is a refreshing and nutritious dish. The combination of soft tofu, chewy soba noodles, and crisp vegetables creates a satisfying texture. The sesame dressing adds a nutty and savory flavor that complements the ingredients perfectly. This salad is not only delicious but also packed with protein and fiber, making it a healthy choice for a light lunch or dinner. It's easy to make and can be served as a main course or a side dish.

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Ingredients for Japanese Tofu And Soba Salad With Sesame Dressing Recipe

  • 50 gram Soba Noodles
  • 50 gram Soft Tofu, Sliced
  • 1/4 Carrot, Shredded
  • 1/4 Cucumber, Sliced
  • 1/2 Scallions, Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/4 tablespoon Sesame Seeds
  • as required Additional Sesame Seeds And Chopped Scallions For Garnish

Directions: Japanese Tofu And Soba Salad With Sesame Dressing Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the cooked soba noodles, sliced tofu, shredded carrots, sliced cucumber, and chopped scallions.
  • STEP 3.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, and sesame seeds to make the dressing.
  • STEP 4.Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  • STEP 5.Serve the salad chilled or at room temperature. Garnish with additional sesame seeds and chopped scallions, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rinse the cooked soba noodles with cold water to stop the cooking process and prevent them from sticking together.
  • You can add other vegetables like bell peppers or edamame to the salad for extra color and flavor.
  • For a spicy kick, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the dressing.
  • If you prefer a sweeter dressing, you can increase the amount of honey or add a splash of orange juice.

Storage and Serving

  • This salad is best served fresh, but you can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Before serving leftovers, give the salad a quick toss to redistribute the dressing and freshen up the flavors.
  • You can enjoy this salad as a light lunch or dinner on its own, or serve it as a side dish with grilled chicken or fish.
Nutrition
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315
calories per serving
4 g Fat6 g Protein62 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    62g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    62g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    81mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    19mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    23mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    38mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    146mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp