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Soba Noodles w/ Carrot and Zucchini Ribbons In a Spicy Almond Butter Soy Sauce

"Forget ordering Asia take-out, make this!" -C. Martgreen

Beretta

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Buckwheat Soba Noodles
  • 1 large Carrot
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons Spicy Sesame Oil
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1/3 cup Almond Butter (Cashew Butter is delic. too!)
  • 3 tablespoons Soy Sauce (reduced sodium is best)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Brown Rice Vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • (Serving Size: Dinner For Two Please)

Directions

  • Before you begin, wash your hands with warm water and soap.
  • Rinse carrot and zucchini.
  • Peel the outer skin off the carrot and zucchini and dispose.
  • Continue to peel the carrot and zucchini into long ribbons. When you get to the core, stop and dispose the rest.
  • Fill a medium pot of water, set on the stove, bring to a boil.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the spicy sesame oil to the boiling water.
  • Blanch the carrot and zucchini ribbons.
  • Once the water has come to a rolling boil, place the carrots and zucchini ribbons into the boiling water for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  • Remove carrot and zucchini ribbons from the boiling water with tongs, (keep the pot of water boiling on the stove) and set aside to cool on a cutting board.
  • Cook the pack of Soba Noodles, strain, and rinse. Set aside in a medium serving bowl.

    To make the sauce:
    • In a small mixing bowl, add 1 tablespoon of the spicy sesame oil, minced garlic, almond butter, soy sauce, brown rice vinegar, and ground ginger.
    • Whisk up gently.
    • Pour the delicious, spicy almond soy sauce over noodles and mix in.
    • Arrange the zucchini and carrot ribbons on top of the soba noodles and you’re good to go!