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Soy-Lime Soba Noodle and Edamame Salad
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Soy-Lime Soba Noodle and Edamame Salad

These cold Japanese buckwheat noodles (soba noodles) are incredibly refreshing on a warm summer day. Once cooked, toss them with a little oil to prevent them from sticking. Add the dressing just before serving so that the noodles don't absorb it all.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: Summer Entertaining, Summer 2014

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 4 to 6 servings


  • 170 g 170gsoba noodles
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsfrozen shelled edamame
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplime juice
  • 4 tsp 4tspsesame oil
  • 2 tsp 2tspgrated fresh ginger
  • 1 1sweet yellow peppersweet yellow peppers, diced
  • 3 3 green oniongreen onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupchopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsptoasted sesame seedstoasted sesame seeds
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In saucepan of boiling water, cook noodles according to package directions, adding edamame for last 1 minute of cooking. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again. Toss with vegetable oil. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Whisk together soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil and ginger. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

In large bowl, toss together noodle mixture, yellow pepper, green onions and dressing. Top with cilantro and sesame seeds.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 203 pro 9g total fat 8g sat.fat 1g
carb 27g dietary fibre 3g sugar 2g chol 0mg
sodium 364mg potassium 267mg


calcium 3 iron 11 vit A 2 vit C 67
folate 53
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