Healthy Sesame Soba Noodle Bowls

Healthy Sesame Soba Noodle Bowls

Prep Time45 MINS 
Total Time45 MINS
 Servings 6


12oz uncooked soba (buckwheat) noodles
2tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1red bell pepper, cut into strips 
2cups fresh snow pea pods (1 cup), strings removed, cut diagonally (about 4 1/2 oz)
6 medium green onions, cut diagonally, whites and greens separated
1 tablespoon finely chopped gingerroot
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup honey
5 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup orange juice
2 oranges, sectioned 
1 tablespoon black sesame seed


1- Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain; rinse under cold water until cool. Set aside.
2- Meanwhile, in 5-quart Dutch oven, heat sesame oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add bell pepper, snow peas and whites of onions, reserving onion greens for garnish. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Remove vegetables from Dutch oven; set aside.
3- Add gingerroot, garlic, honey and soy sauce to Dutch oven; heat to simmering. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Beat in orange juice with whisk; remove from heat. Add noodles to orange juice mixture; toss to coat.
4- Divide noodles evenly among 6 bowls. Top with vegetables, oranges, sesame seed and onion greens.

Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories330 Calories from Fat50 Total Fat6g  Saturated Fat1g Trans Fat0g Cholesterol0mg Sodium540mg Total Carbohydrate59g  Dietary Fiber9g Sugars20g  Protein11g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A20% Vitamin C60% Calcium6% Iron10% Exchanges:3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choice4 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.