Green Tea Noodle Salad: Bring Spring Into Your Kitchen!
Time to read 2 min
Time to read 2 min
Everything’s coming up green outside, including a bounty of beautiful produce. Spring brings not only a change of weather, but a desire for lighter, more vibrant meals. And we’ve got the ideal recipe for all you foodies, courtesy of one of our favorite vegan bloggers. Erin, from Olives for Dinner, was kind enough to share a simple and delicious noodle salad recipe that’s representative of springtime.
This past winter, my kitchen was filled with the aromas of bread, piping hot soups and anything that required frequent stirring while standing over a hot stove. I like that these things are heavy, comforting and always hit the spot, especially on those frigid days when simply going outside seems like a daunting task. But with winter receding into the background and signs of spring emerging a bit more each day, I want foods that are clean, crisp, light… and green.
It was this craving that inspired me to create a dish that reflects and celebrates this sense of freshness and renewal that’s in the air right now. To do that, I selected an array of green ingredients, which included cha soba noodles, crisp edamame, fresh kale and sliced scallions, then assembled them together and added in some chickpeas for a color contrast and to add a creamy element into the dish. This vibrantly fresh noodle salad is then finished off with a drizzle of an Asian-inspired sauce that offers a balance of sweetness and brightness, with just a hint of acidity.
Bring spring into your kitchen with this medley of flavors, colors and aromas! Prep Time10 minutes mins Cook Time10 minutes mins Total Time20 minutes mins Course: Entree, Salad Cuisine: American, Italian Keyword: Green Tea, Noodle, Salad, Vegan Servings: 2 Calories: 249kcal Author: Erin Wysocarski