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Last Minute Sesame Noodles

Last Minute Sesame Noodles

It’s a new year and many people are working on health goals. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthy or to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, I have the perfect recipe for you-Last Minute Sesame Noodles. After my Christmas cookie overdose, I decided it was time to eat something healthy. I logged on to Tasty Kitchen and found this beautiful noodle dish from my good friend Aggie. Everything about this recipe sounded delicious. I showed it to Josh and he asked if we could make it for dinner. It was a done deal!

We had almost all of the ingredients in our refrigerator, which was nice. I stuck to the recipe, but you can add in whatever veggies you like or whatever veggies might be going bad in your fridge:) The dressing is light, flavorful, and easy to whisk up. I used soba noodles, but you can use whole wheat spaghetti if you wish, both are great sources of fiber and whole grains.

I love how easy this dish is to make. We were eating a healthy, beautiful, and delicious meal in a matter of minutes. I saved the leftovers for lunch the next day (I don’t think I have ever been so excited for lunch time). Eating healthy can be easy and tasty, if you don’t believe me, make Last Minute Sesame Noodles and see for yourself.

For step-by-step photos and the recipe, check out my guest post on Tasty Kitchen.

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48 Responses to “Last Minute Sesame Noodles”

  1. Blog is the New Black — January 5, 2011 @ 4:37 am

    I LOVE the colors and this looks delicious. I love anything sesame, and extra veggies are a winner!

  2. Jen @ — January 5, 2011 @ 5:21 am

    What a beautiful and healthy side dish!

  3. Erica — January 5, 2011 @ 5:24 am

    So pretty! <3 aggie and her fabulous recipes. I'm not sure if you got my email or not about vive? Its a lower impact class designed to be a bit easier on the body. Not sure its the class for you 😉

    • twopeas replied: — January 5th, 2011 @ 9:07 am

      Ok, I will stick to Body Pump, Combat, and Step:) thanks for the info friend!

  4. sameena — January 5, 2011 @ 5:36 am


    Gorgeous looking noodles…Love them..:)

  5. Sanjeeta kk — January 5, 2011 @ 5:36 am

    Love the lively noodles with oodles of color and goodness! Yes, me too is working to get more fiber hence the humble wholegrain in my diet this year. Started WWC event on the site for the same.

  6. Estela @ Weekly Bite — January 5, 2011 @ 6:05 am

    This is such a beautiful looking dish! Sesame noodles are a favorite :)

  7. Heather (heather's dish) — January 5, 2011 @ 6:07 am

    i love all of the amazing color you’ve got in there! not just delicious, but you eat with your eyes…and mine would gobble this up :)

  8. Lauren at KeepItSweet — January 5, 2011 @ 6:22 am

    This looks terrific! What a delicious healthy dinner!

  9. Katrina — January 5, 2011 @ 6:52 am

    These noodles look so fantastic!

  10. I love all the beautiful colors in this dish. I went on a cookie overdose as well! :) I will be making this soon…I know that my family will love it! Thanks!

  11. Marla — January 5, 2011 @ 7:34 am

    Maria, these sesame noodles do look like a great start to the new year! xo

  12. Jenny Flake — January 5, 2011 @ 7:41 am

    Looks fresh and fabulous! YUM!

  13. Kalynskitchen — January 5, 2011 @ 8:12 am

    This does look delicious. Love healthy dishes like this that are quick to make.

  14. Susan Mallery — January 5, 2011 @ 8:21 am

    I think the purple cabbage is what makes it so pretty. Just gorgeous!

  15. Lisa {With Style and Grace} — January 5, 2011 @ 8:31 am

    The step-by-step photos on Tasty Kitchen are incredible!! I’m adding this to my list, my husband would love this ~ Thank you!

  16. Tori @ eat-tori — January 5, 2011 @ 8:34 am

    You had me at soba noodles and sesame… dunking them in miso soup with tofu and wilted spinach is my quick winter standby- but I love the look of this! Happy new year.

  17. megan — January 5, 2011 @ 8:54 am

    Fresh is best! Now I’m off to check out the ingredient list. :) Have a great day Maria.

  18. Marly — January 5, 2011 @ 8:58 am

    Perfect way to start out the new year. Love it!

  19. Jennie @ Oh, Sweet Day! — January 5, 2011 @ 9:02 am

    Really gorgeous and quick dish!!!

  20. Shaina — January 5, 2011 @ 9:12 am

    This sounds like the perfect lunch.

  21. Looks delicious and healthy, Maria! Thanks for sharing this great dish and dinner idea… Happy new year!

  22. Cookin' Canuck — January 5, 2011 @ 9:23 am

    This is such a colorful salad. Soba noodles are one of my favorites for a quick meal. Paired with lots of veggies and Asian flavors – well, I’m sold.

  23. justcooknyc — January 5, 2011 @ 10:21 am

    my homemade sesame noodles never look gorgeous like that. hmmm…

  24. EatLiveRun — January 5, 2011 @ 10:25 am

    sesame noodles are one of my very favorite. I must try this recipe!

  25. Joanne — January 5, 2011 @ 10:26 am

    This is so beautifully colorful that you just know it HAS to be delicious!

  26. Tracy — January 5, 2011 @ 11:26 am

    Looks beautiful!

  27. Chris — January 5, 2011 @ 12:54 pm

    Delicious! Looks so much more refreshing than the one I made…love the sprinkle of sesame seeds! :) Wish I had it for my lunch right now.

  28. Amanda — January 5, 2011 @ 1:20 pm

    This would be so easy for you… but take me a YEAR to figure out. You rock!!!

  29. Jennifer (Savor) — January 5, 2011 @ 1:30 pm

    we just bought some soba noodles as well as rice noodles

  30. zerrin — January 5, 2011 @ 1:44 pm

    Wow the colors are stunning! This sounds like a very healthy lunch!

  31. Ben — January 5, 2011 @ 3:47 pm

    This year wasn’t very bad for me. I just didn’t have time to bake as much as past years, hehe. But that salad looks very good and colorful It’s so pretty I’d take pictures of it before devouring it 😀

  32. Lyndsey — January 5, 2011 @ 4:39 pm

    It is such a colorful dish. I’ll bet it tastes as good as it looks. Don’t you love it when you have all the ingredients already?

  33. Sara — January 5, 2011 @ 5:17 pm

    That looks so totally YUMMYY! I wish I had the ingredients, I would totally make this. Where did you get the noodles from?
    Have a great New Year!

    • Maria replied: — January 5th, 2011 @ 5:27 pm

      Sara-I go to an Asian market in Salt Lake City-900 S 500 E. Most grocery stores have soba noodles though. I know Smith’s, Whole Foods, and Dan’s carry them.

  34. Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction — January 5, 2011 @ 7:07 pm

    Yum! What a lovely dish. I totally want this for dinner.

  35. Emily — January 6, 2011 @ 8:33 am

    I adore sesame noodles. These so look so delicious and pretty! I’m going to go check out your baked oatmeal recipe now. I’m excited.

  36. Dinners & Dreams — January 6, 2011 @ 6:47 pm

    Maria, this is a quick and nutritious noodle salad. i bookmarked it for soon.


  37. Bridgett — January 6, 2011 @ 7:00 pm

    Perfectly healthy! My kind of meals these days.

  38. Kate Kaplan — January 6, 2011 @ 7:17 pm

    I found you through My Kitchen Addiction. I love your site and those noodles look so yummy!

    • twopeas replied: — January 6th, 2011 @ 9:22 pm

      Welcome Kate:)

  39. Kristen — January 6, 2011 @ 9:33 pm

    What a beautiful and healthy looking salad!

  40. Feast on the Cheap — January 7, 2011 @ 10:47 am

    So funny, I just whipped up Soy-Glazed Soba noodles myself, for that exact reason. I need to detox from the ridiculous amounts of dessert I consumed over Christmas.

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