6 Delicious Soba Noodle Recipes

Nutty and satisfying, soba noodles will liven up your dinner routine. Try them in salads, stir-fries, soups, and more.

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Soba Noodle Veggie Bowl With Tahini Dressing

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This build-your-own noodle bowl is just as fun to assemble as it is to eat. Don’t skimp on the creamy peanut butter sauce, made with tahini, tamari, rice vinegar, and fresh ginger. But the rest is up to you: go for chopped or sliced fresh veggies, or top with shredded chicken or shrimp.

Get the recipe: Soba Noodle Veggie Bowl With Tahini Dressing


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Roasted Squash and Eggplant With Crispy Cabbage and Soba Noodles

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Think butternut squash is only good for soup and Thanksgiving sides? Think again. This versatile veggie pairs deliciously with eggplant, and the duo becomes a main dish when tossed with soba noodles. Serve topped with fresh mint leaves.

Get the recipe: Roasted Squash and Eggplant With Crispy Cabbage and Soba Noodles


3

Spicy Thai Shrimp Soba Salad

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Photo by Greg DuPree

This one-pot recipe is pure genius: you cook the shrimp in boiling water, then add the soba before it’s done so that the soba is tender just as the shrimp are finished cooking. If you can’t find a Thai chile, use a chopped Serrano instead.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Thai Shrimp Soba Salad



4

Mushroom and Leek Soup With Soba Noodles

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Looking for a meal that will please all palates? Look no further than this satisfying soup. Dried porcini mushrooms, soy sauce, and a Parmesan rind give the broth rich umami flavor, while fresh mushrooms and herbs freshen it up.

Get the recipe: Mushroom and Leek Soup With Soba Noodles


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Turnip Soba Noodle Salad

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Photo by Greg DuPree

Turnips are surprisingly versatile: roast them in the oven, fry them for faux French fries, or eat them raw—they taste like radishes. In addition to turnips, top this soba salad with sesame seeds and scallions, and serve with lime wedges.

Get the recipe: Turnip Soba Noodle Salad


6

Slow-Cooker Asian Pork With Snow Peas, Red Peppers, and Soba Noodles

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Photo by José Picayo

Thanks to help from the trusty slow cooker, this recipe only requires ten minutes of hands-on time. You’ll cook the pasta just as the pork is almost tender to ensure the noodles are perfectly al dente. Sprinkle with peanuts for crunch.

Get the recipe: Slow-Cooker Asian Pork With Snow Peas, Red Peppers, and Soba Noodles