Vegan Sesame-Cashew Soba Noodle Salad — Rainbow Plant Life
Vegan Sesame-Cashew Soba Noodle Salad — Rainbow Plant Life
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Hearty soba noodles meet a creamy and spicy sesame-cashew sauce and are paired with seared tempeh and fresh veggies in this Vegan Soba Noodle Salad. Packed with flavor but easy enough for a weeknight dinner!

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces buckwheat soba noodles or brown rice noodles (check label to ensure gluten-free*)
    • 1 head of broccolini (or broccoli), thick stalks removed and cut into florets
    • Spicy Sesame-Cashew Sauce (recipe below)
    • Pan-Fried Tempeh (recipe below)
    • 1 ½ cups shelled organic edamame
    • 3 large carrots, peeled and shaved into ribbons
    • 2 watermelon radishes, sliced into thin strips
    • ½ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
    • 1 bunch scallions, sliced on an angle
    • For serving: Black or white sesame seeds
    • *Only noodles that are 100% buckwheat are gluten-free. Some soba buckwheat noodles are made with wheat flour, such as these noodles.
    • Spicy Sesame-Cashew Saucee
    • ¼ cup cashew butter
    • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon coconut nectar, brown sugar, or agave nectar
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
    • ½ -1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (to your spice preference)
    • 2-inch piece fresh ginger, grated or finely minced
    • ½ cup water
    • Pan-Fried Tempeh
    • 1 tablespoon refined coconut oil or neutral oil of choice
    • 8 ounces tempeh, cut into ½-inch slices
    • 2-3 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 491 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.38%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 146 mg 6.06%
    • Calcium: 106 mg 10.61%
    • Potassium: 298 mg 8.5%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 59 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.93%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 20.92%
    • Vitamin C 50.8%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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