Japanese Noodles with Cucumber

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Japanese Noodles with Cucumber
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 25 min.
Ready in
Calories:
480
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This Asian-inspired recipe has just a few ingredients but is packed with flavor and some important nutrients thanks to the cucumbers and soba noodles, which contain buckwheat.

If you don't have soba noodles, feel free to substitute with chow mein noodles.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie480 kcal(23 %)
Protein10.91 g(11 %)
Fat19.48 g(17 %)
Carbohydrates69.92 g(47 %)
Sugar added0.73 g(3 %)
Roughage1.26 g(4 %)
Vitamin A7.9 mg(988 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.02 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁0.02 mg(2 %)
Vitamin B₂0.02 mg(2 %)
Niacin0.14 mg(1 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate5.28 μg(2 %)
Pantothenic acid0.2 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.68 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C2.11 mg(2 %)
Potassium411.61 mg(10 %)
Calcium50.64 mg(5 %)
Magnesium9.85 mg(3 %)
Iron8.04 mg(54 %)
Zinc1.28 mg(16 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.56 g
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
12 ounces
4 tablespoons
4 tablespoons
1
Cucumber (peeled, halved lengthways, thinly sliced)
¼ cup
1 pinch
How healthy are the main ingredients?
soy saucesesame oilCucumber

Preparation steps

1.
Boil the soba noodles in water with 2 tbsp soy sauce. Drain and mix with a little sesame oil. Leave until lukewarm.
2.
Roast the sesame seeds in a hot pan until golden brown. Remove from the pan and let cool.
3.
Mix the vinegar and sugar with 3-4 tbsp water and the remaining oil and season with soy sauce.
4.
Mix in the cucumber and noodles and serve in small bowls.