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Veggie Stir-Fry with Soba Noodles

by Stacey Antine, MS RD and HealthBarn USA

Servings: 4 (1 Cup Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup
    
Amount per serving
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g6%
 Saturated Fat 1g0%
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 150mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 70g13%
 Dietary Fiber 7g16%
 Sugars 6g 
Protein 11g 
 
Vitamin A35%
Vitamin C200%
Calcium6%
Iron15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

If you like spaghetti, you'll love buckwheat soba noodles. This delicious stir fry recipe is so bright and colorful that you will need sunglasses to eat it! The abundance of fresh vegetables ensures that it is power packed with lots of vitamins, minerals and fiber too. Don't worry — it's quick and easy and can be prepared by the whole family. Get chopping!

Ingredients

10 ounces buckwheat soba noodles
1 teaspoon canola oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 orange or yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 zucchini, diced
1 ½ cups fresh spinach, chopped
¼ cup chives (or scallions), diced
3 teaspoons soy sauce, low sodium
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Cook soba noodles according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add canola oil and sauté garlic for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add peppers and cook until softened.
  4. Add zucchini and cook another few minutes.
  5. Add spinach and chives, and cook 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Add soy sauce, sesame oil and sesame seeds. Cook together for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  7. Place mixture over soba noodles and toss thoroughly before serving
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About the author:

Stacey Antine MS RD

Stacey Antine, MS RD

Founder of HealthBarn USA, a leader in healthy-lifestyle educational programs for kids and families. For more information go to www.healthbarnusa.com

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