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Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Miso Dressing

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
    Cooling 10 MIN
  • Servings 4
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Pasta salads are a mainstay of al fresco dining—but this one goes the extra mile, all the way to Japan. The dressing is amped with the umami of miso paste, and the nutty soba noodles mean second helpings all around.

Ingredients

Dressing

Salad

Preparation

Dressing

  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients with a whisk. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Salad

  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the noodles for 5 minutes. Add the snow peas and continue cooking for 2 minutes. Drain, rinse and let cool.
  2. Add the noodles and snow peas to the dressing along with the remaining ingredients. Adjust the seasoning.

Note

Miso is a protein-rich fermented paste made from soybeans, grain (barley or rice), salt and water. It can be used in many preparations: soups, dressings, marinades, etc. It can be found in most grocery stores or Asian markets. It keeps in the refrigerator for months.

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