Soba Noodle Salad

Vegan Soba Noodle Salad with Asian Dressing

This soba noodle salad is the ultimate quick and easy vegan meal. Soba are buckwheat noodles, and can be cooked in many ways. To make this a more filling meal, add tofu.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves 1



1 pack soba buckwheat noodles

½ cup shredded carrots

1 yellow bell pepper, cored and julienned

1 small cucumber, julienned

For the dressing:

3 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp brown rice vinegar

2 tbsp mirin

1 tsp sesame oil

1 tbsp toasted black sesame seeds

Garnish (optional):

Handful bean sprouts

A little grated red cabbage


  • Boil soba noodles, following the package instructions. It usually takes around 8 minutes to boil soba.
  • Drain and cool soba noodles in cold running water. Drain well and set aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients for dressing in a small bowl.
  • Place soba noodles, carrot, yellow bell pepper, and cucumber in a large bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over them and mix well.
  • Sprinkle with the black sesame seeds. You can also add bean sprouts and a little grated red cabbage for extra colour and texture!

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