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Soba noodle and tofu salad



4 portion(s)


  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only
  • 6 sprigs fresh coriander, roots and stalks (leaves reserved for garnishing)
  • 40 g rice wine vinegar
  • 40 g Pure Maple Syrup
  • 40 g tamari
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 40 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp miso paste
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 200 g extra firm tofu, cut into pieces (1 cm thick x 2-3 cm length)


  • 1600 g water
  • 200 g frozen edamame beans
  • 200 g dried soba nooodles
  • 1 carrot (approx. 100 g), cut into matchsticks
  • 1 fresh Lebanese cucumber (approx. 100 g), cut into halves length ways, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions/shallots, trimmed and cut into thin slices
  • 80 g snow peas, cut into thin slices
  • 1 fresh chilli, cut into slices
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place all ingredients, except tofu, into mixing bowl and mix 5 sec/speed 9.
  2. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and mix 10 sec/speed 4.
  3. Transfer dressing into a large bowl, add sliced tofu and stir to combine. Set aside. Rinse mixing bowl.
  4. Salad
  5. Place water into mixing bowl, place Varoma dish into position and weigh edamame beans into it. Secure Varoma lid and cook 12 min/Varoma/speed 1. Remove Varoma and stir edamame.
  6. Add soba noodles into mixing bowl, place Varoma back into position and cook 3 min/100°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1. Transfer edamame into a bowl and set aside to cool. Once cooled, remove beans from pods and discard pods. Set beans aside.
  7. Transfer noodles into Varoma dish and rinse under cold water to cease cooking. Set aside to drain.
  8. Transfer noodles into large bowl with dressing and tofu and stir to combine.
  9. Divide noodles between serving bowls, top with remaining ingredients and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve immediately.

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This salad is best eaten on the day it's made.

You can find edamame in the frozen section of most supermarkets, and the soba noodles in the Asian food aisle.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • yummy... thanks for the recipe.

    Submitted by CTan on 20. April 2018 - 07:39.

    yummy... thanks for the recipe.

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  • Really yummy. I will make this again

    Submitted by amyk11 on 27. August 2017 - 20:10.

    Really yummy. I will make this again

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