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January 10, 2017

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Ginger Noodles

Ginger Noodles

These delicious noodles are surprisingly easy to prepare. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour and are sold in natural food stores and Asian markets.

Makes 4 (1-cup) servings


1 8-ounce package soba noodles 
3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 
2 garlic cloves, minced 
1/2 - 1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped 
2 green onions, finely chopped, including tops 
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional) 


Cook noodles in boiling water according to package directions. When tender, drain and rinse. Mix vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, jalapeño pepper, green onions, and cilantro, if using, then pour over cooked noodles and toss to mix.

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

Per 1-cup serving: Calories: 211; Fat: 0.8 g; Saturated Fat: 0.2 g; Calories from Fat: 3.6%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 8.8 g; Carbohydrates: 45.2 g; Sugar: 5.2 g; Fiber: 4.5 g; Sodium: 581 mg; Calcium: 32 mg; Iron: 1.9 mg; Vitamin C: 3.5 mg; Beta-Carotene: 48 mcg; Vitamin E: 0.5 mg

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