Cool California Sesame Shiitake Noodles

Cool California Sesame Shiitake Noodles

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Recipe Rating: 3.60591
Serves 4
California is known for trend-setting cuisine and much of that is based on the culinary influence of its citizens, including a large Asian population. Here's a simple take on a cold noodle salad. Add baked tofu, chicken or shrimp if you wish, but it's delish as is!
Ingredients: 
  • 8 ounces dried capellini pasta
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 6 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 carrots, julienned
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • Crushed red chile flakes, to taste (optional)
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red cabbage
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Method: 
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat Add pasta and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.

Heat oil in a large skillet over low heat until tender but not browned, about 6 minutes. Stir in edamame and cook until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add sesame oil, soy sauce and rice vinegar. Add reserved noodles, carrot, cabbage and green onions, and toss to combine. Serve topped with sesame seeds and red chile flakes, if using.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 420 calories (140 from fat), 15g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 370mg sodium, 54g carbohydrates, (5 g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 15g protein.
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