Garlic Sesame Noodles
Garlic Sesame Noodles are so easy, and so delicious. It makes a great dinner, and a wonderful lunch for a brown bag. It’s also a great recipe for a potluck; anything that’s already made, delicious, and can be served cold is perfect for a potluck or family holiday gathering in my book!
Welcome to Freaky Friday! With an excellent recipe for Garlic Sesame Noodles from A Dish of Daily Life.
What’s Freaky Friday, you ask? It’s an old-fashioned blog hop. I’ve made and shared a recipe from Michelle at A Dish of Daily Life, and she’s made a recipe from someone (a secret that I don’t know who it is yet), and she’s made a recipe from someone, and if you clicked through all the way around all the blogs, you would get back to my blog. Thus, a blog hop! So, if you would be so kind as to hop around and take a look at everyone participating, I promise it’ll be fun, and you’ll get lots of new recipe ideas!
A Dish of Daily Life
This is the first time I’ve gotten A Dish of Daily Life for Freaky Friday. Though I’ve known Michelle for many years, and I have the pleasure of calling her my friend. I’ve even made one of her recipes for my blog once before.
I made Michelle’s Crab Imperial Appetizer when she had neck surgery, and we were all supporting her.
This time around I had a hard time deciding what to make of Michelle’s fabulous collection. Should I make a dessert recipe like her amazing looking Peanut Butter Tarts or her PB&J Bars with Strawberry Jam? Or, a main dish like her Cajun Shrimp with Lemon Cream Pasta.
And, don’t forget to scroll all the way down and see all the amazing recipes my friends made for this Freaky Friday blog hop!
Garlic Sesame Noodles
In the end, this Garlic Sesame Noodles won because my husband saw them and asked me to make them. Well, sold! And, they were delicious. This is a recipe we will make again and again.
Michelle says, “you can eat it cold or warm it up slightly before eating”. We also served some of the leftovers hot after sizzling them in the skillet with some veggies. It was perfect! So, it’s great any way you like it!
These Garlic Sesame Noodles made a big dish full. We got 6 or 7 servings out of it. And, I like serving them with different veggies and proteins in it. We tried tofu and meatballs, both of which were great. I’d also try shrimp added to these. For the veggies, we tried adding water chestnuts, red and yellow bell peppers, sprouts, shredded carrots, and frozen green peas. Cabbage and bok choy would also be wonderful.
Garlic Sesame Noodles Recipe:
- 1 pound thin spaghetti
- 4 cups broccoli florets
- 1/3 cup sesame oil
- 1/3 cup rice vinegar
- 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- dash of red pepper flakes
- 3-4 green onions chopped (include green tops)
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil, and add thin spaghetti, following package directions to cook to al dente. A couple of minutes before pasta is to be drained, add broccoli. Cover pot.
- While pasta cooks, whisk together sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, light brown sugar, garlic, and red pepper flakes.
- Drain pasta and broccoli. Pour sesame oil mixture over the pasta and broccoli; mix to coat pasta. Add green onions, and sesame seeds, and toss.
- Refrigerate for several hours to allow pasta to absorb dressing. Serve cold, or reheat as desired.
This makes between 4 and 8 servings depending on how much you eat
Freaky Friday Winter 2018 Recipes:
A Dish of Daily Life – Cucumber Salsa
An Affair from the Heart – Arancini (Three Cheese Fried Risotto Balls)
A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures – Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip
Bacon Fatte – Spiced Bakery Style Ginger Pear Muffins
Bowl Me Over – Beef Tips and Gravy
The Devilish Dish – Chocolate Covered Snickers Strawberries
Full Belly Sisters – Easy Crockpot Cesar Chicken
LeMoine Family Kitchen – Frittata Ranchera Black Bean Salad
Life Currents – Garlic Sesame Noodles
Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish – Low Carb Cheeseburger Meatloaf
Mildly Meandering – Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana Soup
Plattertalk – Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread
Seduction in the Kitchen – Reuben Meatball Casserole
Take Two Tapas – BLT Bacon Cups with Avocado
The Foodie Affair – Pineapple Bread Pudding
West Via Midwest – Spicy Smoke Sauced Shrimp
Who Needs a Cape? – Cheez-It Fiesta Baked Chicken
Past Freaky Friday Recipes (click on the image to get to the recipe):