Soba noodles, made from buckwheat, have a nutty flavor. Find them in specialty or Asian markets. They add a hearty flavor to this broccoli and carrot side dish. Toss in cooked chicken for a quick dinner idea.
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, return to pan. Using kitchen scissors, snip pasta in small pieces. Cover; keep warm. In a bowl whisk together peanut sauce and carrot juice; set aside.
In a wok or nonstick skillet stir-fry ginger in hot oil over medium-high heat for 15 seconds. Add broccoli slaw and carrots. Cook; stir for 1 minute.
Add peanut sauce mixture to skillet. Stir to coat vegetables. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Add pasta. Using tongs, toss to coat. Serve warm. Makes 4 servings.
Beefy Asian Noodle Toss
Partially freeze the steak. Thinly slice beef across the grain into bite-size strips. Prepare stir-fry as above through Step 2. Remove vegetables from wok. Add beef strips to hot wok. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is brown. Continue as directed in Step 3, adding vegetables to wok with sauce mixture.