PEANUT SESAME NOODLES

 

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Ingredients

  • For peanut dressing
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes or a splash of the hot sauce or chili paste of your choice
  • For noodles
  • 3/4 lb dried soba nooodles (dried linguine fini or spaghetti will work in a pinch)
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch-thick strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch-thick strips
  • Half a seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup firm or extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • Pour dressing ingredients in a blender until smooth, about 2 minutes, then transfer to a large bowl.
  • Cook pasta in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water until tender. Drain in a colander, then rinse well under cold water.
  • Add pasta, scallions, bell peppers, cucumber and tofu to dressing, tossing to combine. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately

Notes

smitten kitchen recipe

Categories: Tofu  Vegetarian 

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