The green soybeans make this meal fresh and low in fat, and load it with an energy-boosting mix of carbs, protein, and fiber.

Caroline Wright
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add soba noodles to boiling water and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer noodles to a colander and run under cold water to cool. Drain well.

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  • To make pesto: Place cilantro, parsley, almonds, garlic, edamame, pepper flakes, and salt in a food processor and pulse until incorporated (30 seconds). With motor running, drizzle in lime juice, oil, and water,and process until smooth (another 30 seconds), adding more water by the tablespoonful if necessary.

  • Transfer pesto to a large bowl. Add the noodles and cabbage to the bowl and toss until noodles are well coated. Divide noodle salad among 4 plates; sprinkle with feta.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; fat 15.6g; saturated fat 3.5g; mono fat 8.5g; poly fat 2g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 50g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 3mg; sodium 740mg; calcium 148mg.