Broccoli Rabe Peanut Soba Noodles Recipe

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Cory December 7, 2020

How To Make Broccoli Rabe Peanut Soba Noodles

The slightly bitter flavor of the broccoli rabe is balanced by the sweet and creamy peanut butter. Try these broccoli soba noodles and be amazed.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Broccoli Rabe and Soba:

  • 6ozsoba noodles
  • 1lbs.broccoli rabe
  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • salt,to taste

For Peanut sauce:

  • ½cupcreamy peanut butter
  • ¼cupreduced sodium tamari or reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3Tbsp.rice vinegar
  • 3Tbsp.water
  • 2Tbsp.honey,or agave nectar
  • 1tsp.fresh ginger,grated
  • 2clovesgarlic,pressed or minced
  • ¼tsp.red pepper flakes,plus more for sprinkling

For Garnishes:

  • small handfulfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 1smalllime wedge
  • 1/2tsp.sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Prepare the broccoli rabe by rinsing it well and patting it dry. Slice off the tough lower ends of the stems and discard.

  2. To prepare the peanut sauce, whisk together the ingredients until well blended. Set aside.

  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Meanwhile, warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the broccoli rabe and season with a dash of salt and a small pinch of red pepper flakes.

  4. Toss to combine and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the leaves have wilted and the stems are easily pierced by a fork, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat.

  5. Once the water is boiling, add the soba noodles and cook just until al dente for about 5 minutes. Drain the noodles, then return them to the pot, add the broccoli rabe and toss with peanut sauce until blended.

  6. Transfer to a serving bowl or individual bowls and top with a sprinkle of chopped cilantro, a small squeeze of lime juice, a sprinkle of sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 469.35kcal
  • Fat: 24.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.67g
  • Fiber: 5.02g
  • Sugar: 12.61g
  • Protein: 18.59g
  • Sodium: 955.93mg
  • Calcium: 168.29mg
  • Potassium: 596.48mg
  • Iron: 4.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 157.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.59mg
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