Cold Soba Noodles with Turkey

Cold Soba Noodles with Turkey

Soba noodles are a traditional component of Japanese cuisine. The brown noodles, which are made from buckwheat flour, contrast nicely with the red bell pepper, shredded carrot, and green onion.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2002

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Salad:
  • 6 ounces uncooked soba noodles
  • 3 cups chopped skinned cooked turkey
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts


To prepare dressing, combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

To prepare salad, cook soba noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Combine soba noodles, turkey, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad, tossing gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 371
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 10.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Protein: 33.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 39.2g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Iron: 3.3mg
  • Sodium: 746mg
  • Calcium: 48mg

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