Peanutty Edamame Udon Noodles
This is an easy vegetarian dish that can either be a side or main dish. It's also versatile and could use any number of vegetables and/or different proteins added.
- 4 oz udon noodles
- 1 1/2 cups shelled edamame
- 2 Tbsp peanut butter
- 2 Tbsp lower sodium soy sauce
- 4 tsp lime juice
- 1/2 tsp lime zest
- 1 Tbsp sesame oil
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 medium yellow or red bell pepper sliced
- 3 medium green onions sliced
- 1 Tbsp sesame seeds or crushed peanuts
- Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook the noodles for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Before draining, reserve ½ cup of the cooking water and set aside. Drain noodles.
- Cook edamame in the microwave according to package directions.
- In a small bowl, stir together the peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, lime zest, sesame oil, black pepper, and reserved cooking water.
- Toss the noodles with the sauce, cooked edamame, bell pepper, and green onions. Sprinkle sesame seeds or crushed peanuts on top and serve.
- If preferred, lightly sauté the bell pepper in a small amount of oil before adding to the noodles.
- This dish could be eaten at room temperature or even cold.
Calories: 267kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 13gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 237mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4g
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