How to Make Cold Sesame Cucumber & Tofu Noodle Bowl
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES
1. Peel cucumbers and turn into noodles with a spiralizer (or julienne peeler).
2. Dry toast sesame seeds in a non stick pan for 2-3 minutes or until gently brown, then set aside to cool.
3. In a blender, combine tahini, soy sauce, fresh ginger, garlic clove and 3 tbsp toasted sesame oil to make a smooth sauce.
4. Cut tofu into cubes and pan fry with remaining 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil until golden brown.
5. Combine noodles, sauce and tofu.
6. Serve immediately with sesame seeds and chopped scallions as garnish.
How Can Cold Sesame Cucumber & Tofu Noodle Bowl Make You Feel Great?
The raw, cooling crunch of the juicy cucumber noodles will keep you hydrated and feeling fresh. While raw food is difficult to digest, it is balanced by the oily nature and heating qualities of sesame seeds, tahini, soy, ginger and garlic in this recipe. This gluten free and vegan dish is best enjoyed late summer when the temperatures are still warm but starting to cool down.
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