This simple side dish highlights two fad-free nutrition concepts: The buckwheat adds whole-grain nutrients to your meal with its bountiful fiber and phytonutrients, while a prudent amount of spicy infused oil keeps added fat (and calories) at a minimum. Neutral-flavored canola oil smoothes out nutty sesame oil; both plant-based oils have healthful unsaturated fats. Use leftover oil in stir-fries or as part of an Asian-inspired salad dressing.
Cooking Light MARCH 2008
1. Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
2. Combine Orange and Pepper–Infused Oil and noodles in a large bowl. Add onions and remaining ingredients to noodle mixture; toss gently to combine.
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