Ginger Sesame Soba Noodles with Tofu, Broccolini & Mushrooms

"soba noodles | pan-seared tofu, broccolini, shiitake mushrooms, ginger sesame sauce. been craving soba noodles recently! time to recreate this dish (one of my all-time favorites) with the baby broccoli in my fridge."
-- @hannah__chia

A Note from Feedfeed

When you need comfort food this noodle dish is the one to make. It spscy, sweet and so satistying. Marinated pan-seared tofu is topped over silk soba noddles and is paired with broccolini and shittake mushrooms. Tehse noodles are dreseed in a ginger seasme sauce. 

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 2-3

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  • 6 ounces soba noodles
  • 6 ounces extra firm tofu, sliced
  • 8 ounces broccolini, thinly sliced
  • 3 to 5 shiitake mushrooms, soaked if using dried
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce


  • Step 1

    Cook noodles according to package directions, then drain and set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a nonstick pan, cook slices of tofu with 1 teaspoon soy sauce and a bit of cooking oil until seared/browned on both sides. Remove from pan.

  • Step 3

    Add broccolini to pan with mushrooms, garlic, and the rest of the soy sauce, and stir-fry on medium heat until softened. Remove from pan.

  • Step 4

    Add in noodles back to pan, pour in sauce (recipe below) and stir to coat, then add vegetables and mix until everything is combine.

  • Step 5

    Serve topped with several pieces of tofu.

For the Sauce


  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 inch piece ginger, finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup water, or more to desired consistency

To Make the Sauce

  • Step 1

    Blend all ingredients in a food processor/blender, or whisk to combine.