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Sesame Broccoli Noodle Salad

Course: 
This recipe is perfect for early September when summer crops like sweet peppers overlap with fall crops like broccoli. Yum!!
Ingredients: 
  • 1 lb. fresh noodles or 3/4 lb. angel hair pasta
  • 1 tbs. dark sesame oil
  • 1 lb. broccoli, stem peeled and diced and florets broken into small pieces
  • 1 c. julienned bell peppers, or carrots, or both
  • 2 tbs. toasted sesame seeds

Dressing

  • 2 tbs. rice vinegar
  • 2 tbs. hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbs. sherry or Chinese rice wine
  • 1 tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tbs. dark sesame oil
Directions: 

Cook noodles in boiling salted water al dente. Drain and rinse and let cool. Toss with sesame oil in bowl.
Steam broccoli until tender about 4 minutes. Drain, plunge into cold water and drain.
Add broccoli and carrots or peppers to noodles and toss.
For dressing, combine all ingredients and whisk. Pour over noodles and vegetables and toss. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Credit: 
Serving Up the Harvest by Andrea Chesman