8 Soba Noodles Recipes You Need to Know

Soba Noodles Recipe

You know that soba noodles are one of the best Japanese dishes. But if you’ve been eating soba all your life and never tried it with other sauces, then this article will open your eyes to so many tasty possibilities! Below we have 8 soba noodle recipes for you to try out. Enjoy!

1. Sesame Ginger Soy Noodle Bowls

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Sesame Ginger Soy Noodle Bowls are so easy to make and so delicious. They’re so good for you, too – they have soba noodles, which are made from buckwheat flour, so they’re gluten-free AND vegan! And the sesame oil is loaded with omega 3’s. Just one serving of these tasty noodle bowls has about 15 grams of protein and over 100% daily value on your Omega-3 fatty acids. Plus it takes just 10 minutes or less to whip up this dish in your kitchen! Now that’s what we call a healthy dinner recipe!

What You’ll Need: * 2 tbsp sesame oil * 1/2 tsp minced ginger (or more if you like) * 1 clove of garlic, crushed * 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper * 1 cup soba noodles * 3 tbsp tahini * 2 cups chopped bok choy or baby spinach (about 1 head of each) * Sliced green onion for garnish

What to Do:

In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the sesame oil. Add the ginger, garlic and cayenne pepper and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Add soba noodles and coat in sauce. Cook for a few minutes so that soba noodles warm up a bit. Add bok choy or spinach and stir so soba noodles mix with greens.

Turn heat to low and add tahini so that noodles are coated with the sauce. If you like, you can squeeze in some lime juice for even more of a citrus flavor.

Top soba noodle bowls with green onions and serve immediately so soba noodles don’t get soggy!

2. Spicy Shrimp and Soba Noodles

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Spicy soba noodles are so good. It’s hard to believe they can be so simple to make too. The key is in the sauce, which starts with a mixture of soy sauce, rice vinegar and sriracha hot chili sauce that gets heated up before you pour it over your soba noodles (I like mine dry). Then I add some chopped green onions for extra flavor and color along with some sliced pepperoncini for an additional spicy kick. A little bit of sesame oil helps bring all the flavors together before finally adding my shrimp.

You could also use chicken or pork if you wanted to change things up a bit but really seafood is where it’s at when it comes to this dish. But don’t overcook your shrimp. It only needs just a few minutes to cook so that it still has some of its moisture left so that when you add it to your soba noodles, the heat will finish cooking it without turning it rubber like.

3. Miso Vegetable soba Noodles

Soba noodles are so versatile, they can be eaten either hot or cold. This recipe is so easy to make and so delicious it will become a favorite in your household. The miso adds the perfect savory flavor to this dish while the vegetables add color and texture. Enjoy!

“I love soba noodles because they’re so versatile,” says Nami from Yakisoba Noodles Recipe Blog. “You can eat them hot or cold.” This recipe is so easy to make and so delicious that you’ll want to repeat it again and again. Miso gives these delightful noodles their signature savoriness, while carrots add both color and texture for an authentic Asian feel.—Nami from Yakisoba Noodles Recipe Blog

Miso Vegetable soba Noodles Ingredients: 8 oz soba noodles 1 large carrot, shredded 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces 3 tablespoons white miso paste 2 teaspoons sesame oil Pepper to taste

Directions: In a pot of boiling water, cook soba noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water. In a bowl, combine soba noodles with vegetables, white miso paste, sesame oil, and pepper. Mix well then serve or refrigerate for later use.

4. Cold Soba Salad with Avocado and Asparagus

Cold soba noodle salad with avocado and asparagus is a refreshing dish that’s perfect for summer. Best of all, it takes just minutes to make! The soba noodles are chilled so they’re like cold pasta sheets. The avocado adds creaminess while the asparagus adds texture and flavor. A simple sesame vinaigrette ties everything together beautifully. This recipe is vegetarian; if you want to add some protein, try adding grilled chicken or shrimp! Cold soba noodle salad with avocado and asparagus is one of the most refreshing dishes you’ll ever taste this summer – plus it’s ready in about 10 minutes. Give it a try today!

5. Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles

Soba noodles are soba noodle recipes that come in many different shapes, sizes, and flavors. The most popular soba recipes are soba udon soup with soba noodles or soba salad with soba noodles. One of the newest soba recipe trends is spicy peanut soba noodles! These Asian inspired dishes are delicious, healthy, and filling. They’re also really easy to make at home for a quick weeknight meal that will have everyone asking you what you made! Here’s how to make them:

1) Cook about 2 cups of dry soba noodles according to package directions.

2) In a medium bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup soy sauce (or tamari), 3 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter, 1 teaspoon chili paste (or Sriracha), 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, and 1 tablespoon sugar.

3) Toss soba noodles in soba sauce.

4) Garnish soba with sliced green onions and peanuts.

Noodles are so versatile! Not only can you cook them any number of different ways, but soba noodle recipes let you change up the flavor and consistency so much. With so many different soba noodle recipes out there, we’re sure you’ll be able to find one that becomes your favorite!

6. Soba Noodle Bowl with Tofu and Kimchi

Soba noodles are soba noodles. They’re soba noodles, so what else is there to say about soba noodles? When made into a soba noodle bowl with tofu and kimchi, you have something that tastes amazing and makes for the perfect lunch or dinner dish. And if you want to make it even more interesting, add some fried eggs on top of the other ingredients in your soba noodle bowl. If you like spice, throw in some fresh crushed red pepper flakes too! There are so many great ways to enjoy this dish that I could go on all day talking about them but I won’t bore you any longer than I already have because we both know how much fun these dishes can be.

7. Soba Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette

Soba noodles are a traditional Japanese food that has been popular for centuries. Soba noodles can be made from soba flour, wheat flour, or buckwheat flour and come in different shapes. This soba noodle salad with peanut lime vinaigrette recipe is an excellent introduction to the world of soba noodles!

The dressing includes fresh lime juice, agave nectar, peanut butter, chili garlic sauce and salt. If you’re not sure how much of each ingredient to use, start by adding 1/4 cup of lime juice and 1 tablespoon of agave nectar first. You can always add more or less as needed depending on your taste preferences. Just remember that these ingredients should create a fairly thick sauce so if your sauce is too watery after adding everything, add more peanut butter or agave nectar to thicken it up.

Soba noodles ingredients: soba (buckwheat) noodles (1/4 lb per person), soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, plus any veggies you’d like!

8. Spicy Edamame and Tofu soba Noodle Bowls

Creative soba noodle recipes are so easy to prepare.

A soba noodle recipe with edamame and tofu is one of the most popular soba noodles recipes out there. There are so many different ways you can make it, but this recipe will show you how to make a quick spicy version that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. It only takes 45 minutes from start to finish!

This dish has tons of flavor, thanks in large part to the nutty sesame soy sauce dressing that coats each bite-sized morsel of goodness. The red pepper flakes add just enough heat without being too hot while the fresh cilantro leaves give it an herbal flair. This vegan dish is low-carb and gluten-free so it’s also great for anyone on a weight loss diet.


1 block (12 oz/350 g) extra-firm tofu, drained and pressed

1 cup (250 mL) fresh or frozen edamame beans, thawed if frozen

3 cups (750 mL) soba noodles , cooked according to package directions and drained


2 cloves garlic, finely minced

1 tbsp (15 mL) grated fresh ginger root

¼ cup (60 mL) tahini or natural creamy peanut butter

3 tbsp (45 mL) lite tamari or soy sauce

½ tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste

2 tbsp (30 mL) toasted sesame oil

½ cup (125 mL) fresh cilantro leaves, packed, or more if desired


1. Cut the pressed tofu into small cubes then place them in a large bowl. Add the edamame beans so they are ready for mixing later.

2. Make the soba noodle sauce by whisking together all ingredients except cilantro in a small bowl until well-combined.

3. Add soba noodles, sauce and half of the cilantro to the tofu mixture then toss until the soba noodles are evenly coated with sauce. You may not need all the sauce so use your soba noodle taste-test skills to see if it needs more.

4. Divide soba noodle mixture into 2 large bowls then garnish with extra cilantro leaves and serve at room temperature.

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