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Udon Noodle Salad w/Light Peanut Sauce

Try this healthy and affordable recipe by Alyssa Moreau - provided to you by AlohaCare - A delicious udon noodle salad with a light peanut sauce!  Visit AlohaCare's website http://alohacare.org to see how AlohaCare is getting involved in the community!
Posted By: Healthy Eating by AlohaCare
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese, Local
Calories 2205 kcal


Noodle Salad

  • 12 oz. Udon noodles, cooked (preferably dry-style Hula brand)
  • 2 tsp.  Sesame oil
  • 4 cups Won bok cabbage, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup Carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup Red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 cup Japanese cucumber, seeded, sliced in 1/2 - moon pieces
  • 1/2 cup Mint, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Tofu, marinated, baked (Oriental style, White Wave brand), optional

Light Peanut Dressing

  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. Ginger, fresh, minced
  • 1/4 cup Peanut Butter, smooth, non-hydrogenated
  • 1/2 cup Silken tofu, firm (Mori-Nu brand)
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1/4 tsp. Sambal chile paste
  • 1 tbsp. Aloha shoyu, low-sodium 
  • 1 tbsp. Rice vinegar
  • 1/2 to 1 cup Water (as needed)


Noodle Salad

  •  Cook udon noodles about 8 minutes; drain and rinse under cool water until at room temperature. 
  • Toss with a bit of sesame oil to prevent sticking
  • Combine the rest of the salad ingredients in a large bowl and add in the noodles. Toss well. 

Light Peanut Dressing

  • Place all ingredients (except water) in blender. 
  • Add 1/2 cup water then blend, adding more as necessary  to get a preferred consistency. 
  • To serve, place salad on plates and serve dressing on the side.


Calories: 2205kcalCarbohydrates: 318gProtein: 104gFat: 67gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 22gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gSodium: 5016mgPotassium: 2090mgFiber: 40gSugar: 82gVitamin A: 15392IUVitamin B1: 1mgVitamin B5: 2mgVitamin C: 227mgCalcium: 650mgIron: 10mg
Keyword udon, noodle, sald, udon noodle salad, peanut sauce, peanut sauce noodles, vegetarian, cooking, AlohaCare, healthy, affordable
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