On the weeknights once you barely have sufficient vitality to discover a present to observe on Netflix, not to mention concoct a satisfying meal, ordering takeout is the go-to transfer. However to quell your abdomen growls in much less time than it takes for the Grubhub supply driver to indicate up at your door, make this easy, but flavorful soba noodle recipe, as an alternative.
Courtesy of Heidi Swanson, a two-time James Beard Award winner and the creator of the best-selling cookbook Tremendous Pure Easy (Purchase It, $15, amazon.com), this soba noodle recipe will allow you to deplete all of the recent produce you’ve losing away within the fridge and some pantry necessities. ICYDK, the buckwheat-based Japanese noodles ave a nutty, earthy taste and are sometimes served chilly with a relaxing dipping sauce on the aspect or in a bowl of piping scorching broth. Although this recipe offers the soba noodles a pasta therapy, it nonetheless packs the identical daring taste profile and places your typical weeknight spaghetti to disgrace. Oh, yeah, and it takes simply fifteen minutes to go from pot to plate.
The subsequent time you are operating on empty, muster that final little bit of vitality and concoct this soba noodle recipe quite than calling up your native pizza joint. It’s going to be effectively definitely worth the effort.
Blistered Cherry Tomato Soba Noodles
Serves: 2 to 4
8 ounces dried soba noodles
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes
3 cups broccoli or Broccolini florets
1/4 teaspoons fine-grain sea salt, plus extra to style
1/3 cup chopped mint
1/2 cup well-toasted cashews, chopped
Grated Parmesan, shichimi toga-rashi or chile flakes, and lemon zest, for serving (non-obligatory)
Carry a big pot of salted water to a boil. Add the soba noodles, and cook dinner till al dente following bundle directions.
Within the meantime, mix the oil, garlic, and tomatoes in a big pan or skillet over medium warmth. Cook dinner for 3 min., stirring sometimes, then add the broccoli.
Cook dinner, persevering with to stir, for 3 to 4 minutes extra, till many of the tomatoes burst and the broccoli is vibrant inexperienced. Take away the pan from the warmth, and salt.
When the soba is cooked, drain it effectively, and add it to the tomato combination within the skillet. Stir within the mint and cashews. Style, and add extra salt as wanted.
Serve the soba in particular person bowls with Parmesan, shichimi togarashi or chile flakes, and lemon zest on the aspect if desired.
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Recipe reprinted with permission from Tremendous Pure Easy. Copyright © 2021 by Heidi Swanson. Printed by Ten Velocity Press, an imprint of Random Home, a division of Penguin Random Home LLC.