i’m always looking for quick and easy dinner ideas (and vegetarian is always a plus, since i often run out of creative meals to cook for arian.) this noodle bowl by leslie is definitely next on my list of dishes to try! i love how simple and colorful it is. how about you, what’s your go-to meal for busy evenings?

Soba Noodle Bowl with Roasted Broccoli
yield: 4 servings


• 1 head of broccoli, chopped
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 large shallot, diced
• 2 stalks celery, medium slice
• 1 jalapeno, minced
• 3 cans vegetable broth
• 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
• 2 medium carrots, thin slice
• 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
• couple dashes crushed red pepper
• ½ package soba (buckwheat) noodles
• 4 small sweet red pepper, thin slice

how to make it:

• Preheat oven to 425F and line a baking sheet with tin foil. Spread chopped broccoli over baking sheet and drizzle olive oil evenly. Season with garlic and salt & pepper. Bake for 7-8 minutes.

• In a large stockpot over medium heat, coat bottom with olive oil. Cook shallot and celery for 5 minutes. Stir in jalapeño at the last minuet. Add broth and bring to boil.

• Add chickpeas, carrots, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper. Return to boil. Add soba noodles, cook for 4-5 minutes until noodles are cooked. Add sweet red pepper. Simmer a couple of minutes for flavors to build.

• Ladle into serving bowls. Add roasted broccoli on top.

(recipe + photos by leslie grow for designlovefest– want more food posts? go here!)


Add your own

    alice says:

    wow, that looks so tasty! i love noodles and spice, i truly believe they are the best in the winter! and our winter here in New England seems as if it will never end.

    Allywan says:

    Yay for easy, healthy meals!

    Katia says:

    this looks like such a fresh easy to stomach meal full of flavours :O Thank you for sharing!

    rae says:

    wow this looks super yummy. and i love that it is vegetarian too. i am not a vegetarian myself (was before) but i do still like to eat 50% vegetarian. i also love the photos and presentation!

    rae of lovefromberlin

    evy says:

    This recipe looks amazing. The photos are just perfect. And I love the bowl, board and forks. Would you mind sharing where to find them?

    Silvia says:

    I normally don’t like chickpeas, but this dish looks so good, I might give it a try!

    i have actually never made a soba noodle bowl, it looks unbelievable!

    Alex says:

    My go to is stuff peppers, with couscous, mushrooms, corn, squash and lots of spices! But now I want to try this…

    Julie Khuu says:

    Yummmm this looks so healthy and delish! Love how the ribbon carrots add that bite of crunchy texture to an already amazing mix! Great styling!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

    maggie says:

    This looks so yummy! And healthy, which is a great bonus as well.

    Yum! I’ve been loving soba noodles lately…

    Sam says:

    It may only be 11:15 a.m. my time, but I’m now ready for a soba-filled lunch!


    Ice Pandora says:

    *Drooool* and the wooden bowls are precious c: Xx

    Sophie says:

    YUM! I’m always looking for new healthy recipes to try (because it’s so easy to get bored making the same ones day in and day out). Thanks for the inspiration! And food porn : )

    Tish says:

    There’s a great soba noodle veg recipe that I use a lot when I need an easy night of healthy goodness from NutriBullet’s book of recipes: https://www.nutribullet.com/themes/73/docs/NutriBullet_Manual.pdf

    (page 110)

    Courtney says:

    This looks delicious! Will have to try this recipe soon.

    Shannon says:

    Thanks for sharing, looks delicious!

    Shannon x

    Good read! I must talk about the way you’ve organized your ideas and thoughts on the SOBA NOODLE BOWL RECIPE . I think you can help us even more by adding some more relevant insights into the topic. However, the post still gives us a head start to the next update to our website
    Curry2Scor. Thank you, (Author Name)!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.