Soba Noodle Summer Vegetable Salad – Easy & Delicious & Gluten Free Recipe

Soba Noodle Summer Vegetable Salad – Easy & Delicious & Gluten Free Recipe

Rabbit Hill Inn Soba Noodle Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe

soba noodles for salad recipeThis Soba Noodle Summer Vegetable Salad recipe is a delicious, healthy, and gluten free summer salad recipe! It’s packed with flavor. And the crunch of the pear & cucumber is awesome. Toss in any other vegetables you may have on hand. This simple soba noodle salad is easy to prepare – a perfect quick summer dinner recipe or side dish. The leftovers are terrific the next day.  As a bonus, the salad dressing recipe is a real keeper. You’ll be using that on plenty of other salads and dishes.  This soba noodle salad recipe is easy to prepare in larger amounts. Consider this summer salad for a backyard summer party. And yes, Soba noodles are gluten free!

Soba Noodle Summer Salad Recipe  Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients and method to serve 4:

  • 3 oz soba noodles, blanched and cooled.  Set aside in large bowl.
  • ½ cup cucumbers, seeded, peeled, diced small
  • ½ cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced, tossed in 1 tsp peanut oil and grilled
  • 2 Tbls scallions, grilled and diced
  • ½ cup Asian pears, diced small
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Add all these ingredients to the soba noodles. Toss to combine well.

For the salad dressing:

  • 1 ½ Tbls soy sauce
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp minced fresh garlic
  • ½ tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp chili oil

Combine these salad dressing ingredients and mix well. Pour over salad mixture and toss well.