EASY WEEKDAY MEAL!

Hey folks!

The weekend is almost here!!  I was looking for an easy meal idea to share that would be easy to whip up on a lazy weekday night.  When you don't feel like going through a lot of fuss in the kitchen and takeout isn't moving you either, it's good to have some easy go-to recipes in your arsenal!  The following recipe from vegweb  posted by Mel the Vegan Gal for a cold soba noodle salad sounds like an easy and delicious weekday meal to fall back on!   Check it out!

COLD SOBA NOODLE SALAD

INGREDIENTS (use vegan versions):

15 ounces soba noodles

1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/4 cup rice vinegar (not rice wine vinegar)

1/3 cup soy sauce

3 tablespoons lime or lemon juice

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1-2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 pinch cayenne pepper

2 carrots, grated

3 green onions, chopped

1/4 cup sesame seeds

1 red pepper, chopped

1/2 pound smoked tofu, diced, optional

DIRECTIONS:

Cook soba noodles according to their package directions. While noodles are cooking, mix all other ingredients together.

Drain and rinse the noodles with cold water. Toss noodles in with veggie/sauce mixture.

Refrigerate minimum of 1 hour. Serve cold.

This is a delicious cold Asian/Thai salad.
Makes: 1 noodle salad
 
Preparation time: Approximately 10 minutes, Cooking time: Approximately 8 minutes

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