[Food Series] Sesame Soba Noodle Salad

Ok, so in an effort to be more mindful of what I put in my body, I decided to give buckwheat (soba) noodles a try. Buckwheat isn't derived from a grain, it's actually a seed that is hulled in the same manner as wheat, then milled into flour to make soba noddles. Not only does it have way more protein than plain old pasta, it also sits very low on the glycemic index, which keeps your sugar levels more even and it's packed full of unique amino acids, minerals and vitamins. So, needles to say, saying goodbye to traditional pasta was a no-brainer for me! This pasta salad takes a flat 10 minutes to make, is chocked full of nutrition and keeps in the fridge for days! Enjoy!

Sesame Soba Noodle Salad

1 8oz package of 100% Buckwheat Soba Noodles
1 cup raw Shredded Carrots
2 cups raw Sugar Snap Peas
2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
Juice of 2 Limes
1/4 cup of freshly chopped Cilantro
Salt & Pepper

Watch how easy this is....cook the soba noodles per the directions on the package. Drain them and rinse them very gently in cold water until they are cool to the touch. Gently toss the soba noodles in a bowl with the shredded carrots, sugar snap peas, sesame oil, lime juice, cilantro and a dash of salt and pepper. Enjoy it all week! That's IT!


  1. Oooo very easy. Right up my alley. I have tried similar recipes with buckwheat noodles but this one looks even better. Yum!

    1. Haha! Yay, Val! We are kind of obsessing over this noddle salad lately! My 2 1/2 year old actually asked me to make more immediately after the 1st batch was devoured... Enjoy! :D

  2. oh yum, this looks and sounds wonderful. Hugs!

  3. Wow Great posting! This blog site very nice.We would just love your Pasta Salad it looks delicious. Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate pasta salad.

  4. Love soba noodles! I've pinned the recipe. Thanks for linking up to Real Food Fridays :)

  5. Yum, this looks wonderful! Love soba noodles and these sound so tasty! Thanks for sharing :)

  6. I LOVE soba noodles! This looks like a fabulous meal....so glad you shared it at Saturday Night Fever! Pinning!


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