Fresh Sesame Noodles

Fresh Sesame Noodles
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 10 mins Start to Finish 20 mins


  • 8 ounces fine linguine
  • 1 medium kohlrabi, tough outer skin sliced away, flesh cut into 1/2-inch matchsticks
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 scallion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tart, crunchy apple, such as Pink Lady, cut into 1/4-inch matchsticks

Make It

1. Cook the pasta in boiling water until just al dente, then add the kohlrabi and cook 3 more minutes. Drain the pasta and kohlrabi and cool under cold running water, then drain well.

2. Meanwhile, grind the sesame seeds to a coarse powder using a mortar and pestle or spice grinder. Transfer to a salad bowl and stir in the scallion, cilantro and sauces.

3. Toss the noodles and kohlrabi with the sesame mixture to coat. Serve garnished with apple matchsticks and cilantro leaves.


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