Asian Tahini Noodles
by Swanson Health
Low Carb
Low Fat
Low Sodium
Looking for a great-tasting way to add more protein to your diet? Then make this recipe 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. This is a flexible, kid-friendly pasta recipe that works as a dinnertime side or a light lunch. Japanese udon noodles take center stage in this recipe. 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. Tahini gives the dish its signature Asian flavor, and crunchy peanut butter adds rich taste and texture. It's a versatile dish that makes a quick and tasty side, or you can toss in some grilled chicken to make it a light main dish.
  • 2 packages Japanese udon noodles
  • 1 tablespoon tahini nut butter
  • 1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons liquid aminos
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 cup carrots, julienned
  • 3 green onions, sliced diagonally
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Instructions:
    1. Cook the noodles according to package directions; drain well.
    2. Combine the tahini nut butter, peanut butter, yogurt, liquid aminos and honey in a large bowl. Add carrots, green onions and pasta, and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    3. Garnish with parsley when serving.
    Nutrition facts (per serving):
  • Calories 242
  • Fat 4 grams
  • Protein 10 grams
  • Sodium 927 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates 44 grams
  • Fiber 4 grams
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