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Black Bean Noodle Bowls with Spicy Sesame Sauce

Spicy sesame peanut sauce with black bean noodles and veggies for a quick and easy meal that would rival any takeout dinner
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword noodles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 394kcal

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon tahini paste
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 3 ½ tablespoon liquid aminos I use Braggs or light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
  • 1 medium clove garlic crushed or minced
  • sambal oelek chili paste to taste

For the noodles

  • 8 oz black bean spaghetti
  • 1 head broccoli broken into bite-sized florets and lightly steamed
  • 6 radishes chopped into matchsticks
  • ½ medium long English cucumber diced
  • 2 green onions finely sliced
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped
  • Toasted sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

To make the sauce:

  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together sesame oil, tahini, peanut butter, liquid aminos, rice vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, crushed garlic. Add a bit of sambal oelek or other chili paste if using, to taste.

For the noodle bowls:

  • Cook the black bean spaghetti according to the package instructions. Mine takes only about 8 minutes to cook.
  • Rinse the noodles under cold water, and toss with a bit of sesame oil to avoid clumping.
  • Portion the noodles into four bowls. top with broccoli florets, radish matchsticks, diced cucumber, green onion, and cilantro.
  • Spoon sauce over the bowls, and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with toasted sesame seeds if you like.

Notes

Nutrition values are an estimate only

Nutrition

Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 923mg | Potassium: 640mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1180IU | Vitamin C: 139.8mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1.7mg