Soba Noodle-Vegetable Salad

This salad is very lightly dressed, so as not to compete with the strong flavors of the Sate's peanut sauce.

2006, Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved
TOTAL TIME: 21 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 6 min
 
YIELD: 6 (3/4 cup) servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 4 ounces soba noodles, or whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 large shallot, very thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrot
  • 1 red pepper, julienne
  • 1/3 cup shredded fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup shredded fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    • DRESSING:
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      Directions

      Boil noodles according to package directions. Drain and cool. In a medium to large bowl, combine noodles, shallot, carrot, pepper, basil, mint, and cilantro. Combine all dressing ingredients, season with salt to taste, add to noodle mixture, and toss lightly.

      Snap off Bibb lettuce leaves and wash and dry. To serve, scoop spoonfuls of noodle salad into the lettuce leaves.
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