Japanese noodles with sesame dressing

Soba noodles keep you fuller for longer – serve with sugar snap peas, peppers, cucumber and a tahini sauce for a nutrient-packed supper

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 474
  • fat 21g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 55g
  • sugars 24g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 2.9g


  • 200g soba noodles
  • 100g sugar snap peas, halved lengthways
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • ½ cucumber, sliced or peeled into ribbons
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  1. First make the dressing. Mix the tahini with 2 tbsp water, then stir in the soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar. Set aside.

  2. Cook the noodles following pack instructions, then drain and rinse well under cold water. Divide the noodles between 2 bowls and top with the sugar snaps, red pepper and cucumber. Just before serving, pour over the dressing and sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds.

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