Elise's Sesame Noodles

Summer 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Whole-wheat pasta bolsters fiber and nutrients in this popular Asian noodle salad. The recipe is from Annelise Stuart of Germantown, New York.

"I added garlic and ginger paste to the dressing and it was delicious! "
Elise's Sesame Noodles Recipe

44 Reviews for Elise's Sesame Noodles

Great but very spicy

I really liked this recipe. I changed it up a bit by adding 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1 tablespoon rice vinegar in place of the 2 tablespoons of rice-wine vinegar (which I didn't have), frying up 2 cloves of garlic until fragrant then adding the veggies in a little sesame oil and soy sauce and frying until tender and serving everything warm. It turned out very yummy but *very* spicy. I love spicy but this was a bit too much for even me. I would at least half the amount of crushed red pepper if you're not into very spicy food.


I added garlic and ginger paste to the dressing and it was delicious!


I'm quite picky when it comes to Asian cooking. I lived in Hawaii for years, and I suppose I have a biased palate. This did not live up to my expectations. It was good, but not delicious. We also cannot have anything with wheat, so I used rice noodles, like many Asian places do. The noodles cooked perfect, but I think the dish needed just a little something else. Not sure what cuz I'm not a professional chef. :)


Loved this dish. I added some chicken and peanuts as well. Very tasty!


My husband had three bowls, so I guess that says it all! :) I didn't find the sauce to be too salty, at all, but made a bit more to better coat the noodles. I had a partial bag of cole slaw in the fridge, bamboo shoots, and black mushrooms that I sauteed a bit in sesame oil and added to the mix. Delicious!


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