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Japanese Noodles with Garlic-Toasted Tofu

5 - 6
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
25 min
15 min
10 min
These meaty soba noodles in a slightly sweet, Asian-inspired sauce are low in calories, yet hearty enough to satisfy.


Uncooked soba noodles

8 oz, cooked and kept hot

Tamari sauce

2 tbsp(s)

Sesame oil

2 tsp(s), dark

Firm tofu

8 oz, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Garlic clove(s)

2 clove(s), large, minced

Snow peas

1 cup(s), ends trimmed and halved crosswise

Uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, peeled and diced


2 fl oz, (Japanese rice wine)

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste


  1. Place cooked noodles in a large bowl, add 1 tablespoon of tamari sauce and toss to coat.
  2. Heat sesame oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add tofu and garlic and sauté until tofu is golden brown, stirring constantly, about 4 minutes. Add snow peas and carrots and sauté until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Add mirin and remaining tablespoon of tamari sauce and simmer 30 seconds.
  4. Add tofu mixture to prepared noodles and toss to combine. Season with black pepper. Yields about 1 cup per serving.