Recipe courtesy of Lunch Lady

Easy Sesame Noodles

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  • Total: 1 hr 15 min (includes pickling time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1 cup cooked leftover spaghetti

2 tablespoons prepared toasted sesame dressing

2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

2 ounces marinated tofu, thinly sliced

1/4 cup cooked shelled edamame

1/4 cup Quick Pickles, recipe follows

Kosher salt and ground black pepper

Quick Pickles:

1 cup hot water

1/3 cup rice vinegar 

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon sugar 

2 cups sliced Persian cucumbers (approximately 3)


  1. Place the spaghetti, sesame dressing and 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds in a medium bowl and toss well with tongs to coat the spaghetti in the dressing. Transfer to a serving dish.
  2. Fan the marinated tofu on the spaghetti and place the edamame and pickles on top of the noodles. Garnish with the remaining teaspoon sesame seeds and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Quick Pickles:

Yield: 4 servings
  1. Place the hot water, rice vinegar, salt and sugar in a small mixing bowl and mix to dissolve the sugar and salt. Place the cucumbers in a 16-ounce airtight container and pour the vinegar mixture over them. Seal the container and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
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