Looking for a great-tasting way to add more protein to your diet? Then make Asian Tahini Noodles a part of your next meal. Each serving delivers 10 grams of tasty protein. With the subtle flavors of peanuts, tahini and honey, this Asian-inspired dish is a refreshing addition to any summertime meal. Asian Tahini Noodles is a flexible, kid-friendly pasta recipe that works as a dinnertime side or a light lunch.
Japanese Udon Noodles take center stage in our Asian Tahini Noodles. This traditional pasta is made from hard red winter and spring wheat flour. Low in fat, udon is a source of dietary fiber and protein. Coating the pasta is a light sauce that features a blend of savory flavors. Tahini gives the dish its signature Asian flavor, while crunchy peanut butter adds rich taste and texture. It's a versatile dish that makes a quick and tasty side or toss in some grilled chicken for a light main dish.
- 2- 8.8 oz packages Japanese Udon noodles
- 1 tablespoon organic tahini
- 1 tablespoon organic crunchy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons liquid aminos (or soy sauce)
- 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
- 1 cup carrots, julienned
- 3 fresh green onions, sliced diagonally
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Cook the noodles according to package directions; drain well.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together the tahini, peanut butter, yogurt, liquid aminos and honey.
- Add the carrots, green onions and pasta; mix well.
- Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Garnish with parsley when serving.
Serving Size: Makes 8 servings