Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce

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  • Published Jan 3rd
  • Servings4
  • Calories355

Soba noodles are available in Japanese food stores, whole food stores, and some supermarkets. You can add any vegetables to this dish that you enjoy or have on hand.

Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce for 4 servings:

  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 8 ounces dried soba noodles
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 3 cups broccoli florets

Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 Pour the sesame seeds onto a rimmed baking sheet. Toast the seeds in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until they are a rich brown around the edges.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook them for 5 to 6 minutes, or until they are just tender. Drain them, rinse them well with cold water, and drain them again.
  4. 4 In a large mixing bowl, mix together the vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil and green onions. Add the noodles, and the toasted sesame seeds. Toss well, then stir in the broccoli. Let the dish sit for 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 355 calories; 10.9 grams of fat; 57.3 grams of carbohydrates; 14.2 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 1037 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 19th 2010

    Could have been a 5 stars with a few changes: 1. Use rice vinegar 2. Double the sauce 3. Start with 2 TBsp sesame seeds and see if you want to add more. 1/2 cup is way too much.

  2. Jul 4th 2010

    This would be a solid four or maybe even a five, if not for a few key ingredient oversights. 1. Balsamic vinegar? In a Japanese dish? Seriously. Only use rice vinegar. 2. Not nearly as bad a ...

  3. Jan 3rd 2006

    This was very good. I added extra noodles, when 8 ounces looked like a very meager amount. I also added chicken and thinly sliced cucumbers. It was similar to noodle bowls we ate when we ...

  4. Apr 5th 2005

    Sorry, but I really didn't like this. The sauce smelled good while I was making it, but as soon as I mixed in the noodles, all I could smell was the vinegar. I decided to try it anyway, and ...

  5. Mar 20th 2005

    Best noodle dish I've ever had:) Add one grilled chicken breast strips and red/yellow pepper strips (nuked in microwave for 1 min) and mix it with the noodle and sit overnight in the fridge ...

  6. Jun 6th 2003

    Delicious!! My teen just made me promise I will make this once every week. I stir-fried snow-peas, julienned carrots and sliced mushrooms in 1 tsp oil and added to the soba. And served it to ...

  7. Oct 6th 2001

    I LOVE this, reminds me of a salad we had in the Deli I worked at. I used blanched julienned carrots and bell peppers and sugar snap peas, and omitted the broccoli. I toasted the sesame seed ...

  8. Sep 28th 2001

    I found this delicious and would definitly recommend it. However, I served it hot and would suggest adding some fried shallots. YUM!

  9. May 30th 2000

    Very good, tasty recipe although we did alter it a little. We used balsamic vinegar instead of Chinese vinegar and we doubled the "sauce" ingredients since my husband likes sauce with everyt ...