Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Cabbage and Cucumber

Cold soba noodles hit the spot just about anytime, especially summertime. The vibrant greens and purples in this simple salad make it a true beauty. 

Serves 2


•5 oz Soba noodles
•1 cup purple cabbage, sliced thinly 
•1/2 cup cucumber, julienned
•2 tbsp. spring onion, sliced thinly 
•1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 
•Sesame seeds 
•2 tbsp. soy sauce
•2 tbsp. sesame oil
•Pinch of sugar (optional) 


Cook soba noodles according to package. For comprehensive instructions on cooking soba noodles, see:

Dressing: there are many great dressings and sauces to pair with soba. I kept it minimal for this fresh salad, using just 1 part soy sauce to 1 part sesame oil. A pinch of sugar is an optional addition. 

Toss cold soba noodles with cabbage, cucumber, parsley and dressing. Garnish with spring onion and sesame seeds. 


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