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Spicy Pesto Margherita Yakisoba Noodle Salad

Course Entree, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 451 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (7.7 ounces) Fortune Hot & Spicy Yakisoba Noodles
  • 2/3 cup fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon good quality olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 1/4 cup good quality olive oil
  • 1 small fresh garlic clove, peeled and finely minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon Parmigiano-Reggiano or Pecorino cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2" cubes
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Instructions

  1. Open the Fortune Hot & Spicy Yakisoba Noodle package and set aside the fresh noodles for later use. In a medium bowl, add the contains of the spice packet, tomatoes, and 2 teaspoons olive oil. Mix well, then cover the mixture and set aside.

***Can use store bought pesto or use the homemade version below:

    To make the pesto (makes 1/3 cup):

    1. Put the basil leaves, garlic, and pine nuts in the bowl of an immersion hand blender or a small countertop food processor/chopper and process until all ingredients are roughly chopped. Add the remaining 1/4 cup olive oil, grated Parm or Pecorino cheese, and lemon juice. Process until mixture is smooth. Set aside.
    2. Prepare the noodles by lightly puncturing the package and placing in a microwave on high for 1 minute (alternatively can run sealed package of noodles under warm running water until noodles loosen up).
    3. Place prepared noodles in a large bowl, add 1/4 cup of pesto, and mix well. Add the tomato mixture and the mozzarella cheese cubes and lightly mix together. Cover mixture and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to develop.

    Recipe Notes

    Nutrition Facts
    Spicy Pesto Margherita Yakisoba Noodle Salad
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 451 Calories from Fat 405
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 45g69%
    Saturated Fat 8g40%
    Cholesterol 23mg8%
    Sodium 229mg10%
    Potassium 234mg7%
    Carbohydrates 5g2%
    Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar 2g2%
    Protein 9g18%
    Vitamin A 1235IU25%
    Vitamin C 10.4mg13%
    Calcium 192mg19%
    Iron 1.4mg8%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.