Asian-Style Noodles with Gingery Prune Sauce

"This gingery prune sauce is just the right mix of sweet and savory! Add it to your favorite noodles and enjoy!"
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  • 12 California prunes
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons naturally brewed tamari (soy sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha



  • 12 ounces noodles of choice
  • 1 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cups thinly sliced seasonal veggies, such as red bell pepper and cucumber
  • 2 teaspoons toasted white or black sesame seeds
  • 1/4 heaping cup chopped cilantro leaves


  • Step 1

    1. Add the prunes, vinegar, tamari, ginger, and sriracha to a blender. Cover and puree on high speed, about 3 minutes. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a large saucepan, bring 12 cups of cold water to a boil over high heat. Add the spaghetti and cook according to package directions. (Note: Cooking time will vary.) Drain the spaghetti using a large strainer. Quickly rinse the noodles with cold water (or toss with several ice cubes) to cool, and drain well.

  • Step 3

    Transfer the noodles to a large mixing bowl. Add the sesame oil and toss with tongs to combine. Add the gingery-prune sauce and toss to combine. Add the veggies and toss to combine.

  • Step 4

    Transfer to bowls, sprinkle with the sesame seeds and cilantro, and serve.

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