Cold Sesame Noodle Salad
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Serves: 6 to 8
 
Ingredients
  • 14 ounces soba noodle or linguine pasta
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  • For Dressing:
  • ½ cup tahini (or creamy peanut butter)
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 3 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon honey (2 tablespoons if using peanut butter)
  • 2 teaspoons sambal, chili-garlic paste, or sriracha
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely grated
  • 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
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  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • ½ red bell pepper, julienned
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds for garnish
Instructions
  1. Cook noodles per package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain well. If using pasta, toss with a little neutral oil to keep from sticking; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until smooth.
  3. Add the cooked noodles, carrots, mushrooms, bell pepper, and scallions. Toss to combine and chill for 1 hour.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped cilantro and toasted sesame seeds.
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