I am excited to bring you a simple healthy recipe to get you back on track to your health and wellness goals! This peanut soba noodle recipe is my favorite recipe to make when I need to ease back into healthy eating after a bit of overindulging. This recipe uses buckwheat noodles (a gluten-free noodle!) which help make it feel like an indulgence, but is still loaded with healthy vegetables!
Are Soba Noodles healthy?
Asian food is by far my favorite cuisine. I just love the flavors so much. I also love the amount of healthy produce that is incorporated into every dish. Even if an Asian dish is not traditionally healthy, you can easily make it more nutritious by adding more produce. I still believe everyone is a bit scared of carbs still, because it was so integrated into our brains that pasta and potatoes are unhealthy, when they are not at all!
Asian cuisine obviously has a lot of noodle based recipes. For the longest time I saw these as unhealthy. However it wasn't until I went vegan that I realized that many of these noodle recipes were actually healthy. I didn't only realize that they were healthy, but I learned about so many new noodles, like soba noodles featured in this peanut soba noodle recipe. If you are interested in seeing more healthy noodle recipes, I have plenty on my blog.
My go-to noodle recipes:
Soba noodles are noodles made from buckwheat. What is buckwheat? Buckwheat is a grain like seed that makes for delicious and healthy gluten-free food! Buckwheat works a little different than wheat, but is still delicious. Honestly I prefer soba noodles to wheat noodles. I think they hold onto sauces better, and that's why they are perfect for recipes like this Peanut Soba Noodles!
Why make this Peanut Soba noodles recipe:
There are millions of noodle recipes on the internet, so why should you choose this one? It's simple: this peanut soba noodle recipe is healthy, delicious, and simple! Whenever I am creating a recipe I always try to keep these three factors is mind. I know that these three factors rank differently for everyone, so that's why I try to incorporate them all into my website; so you can find the perfect recipe for you, because these recipes are created for you!
Ingredients for this Peanut Soba Noodles:
- Soba noodles
- Green onions
- Peanut butter
- Liquid aminos
- Garlic powder
- Sesame seeds
Peanut Soba Noodles
For the Noodles:
- 1 package soba noodles
- 2 crowns broccolini
- 1 ½ cups edamame
- 4 green onions
- ⅓ cup chopped peanuts
For the peanut sauce:
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- 2 teaspoon liquid aminos
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- sesame seeds to top
- Begin by cooking the soba noodles according to package instructions.
- While the noodles are cooking steam the broccolini.
- In a bowl combine the peanut butter, sesame oil, liquid aminos, garlic powder, and ¼ cup of water and mix until combine.
- Strain the noodles and the broccolini and add to a bowl with the edamame. Mix in the peanut sauce, and top with green onions, chopped peanuts, and sesame seeds. Enjoy warm or cold!
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