Cold Noodles With Sesame Sauce

April 10, 2012

This super quick and easy update on the takeaway favourite is also healthy for you (it uses Greek yoghurt instead of greasy store-bought sauce!). Each serving comes in at 283 calories! Even better – it’s on the table in 5 minutes.

Serves: 4


2 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce

2 Tbsp smooth peanut butter

2 Tbsp plain Greek yoghurt, like Chobani Plain 0% or 2% Greek Yogurt

1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil

1 Tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar

1 tsp peeled and grated fresh ginger

1 tsp garlic chili sauce

8oz whole-wheat spaghetti, cooked according to package directions, drained, and rinsed under cold water until cool

Thinly sliced scallions and red peppers, for garnish

Sesame seeds, for garnish


1. Blend soy sauce, peanut butter, Greek yoghurt, sesame oil, vinegar, ginger, and chili sauce in blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Pour sauce over noodles and toss to cover. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons cold water to thin, if necessary. Sprinkle with scallions, peppers, and sesame seeds.

2. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 3 days.

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