Sesame Seed Citrus Noodles Recipe
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Sesame Seed Citrus Noodles Recipe

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I made this easy bu elegant weeknight recipe often. The noodles have a wonderful citrus tang with a hint of basil and a bit of crunch form the toasted sesame seeds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4 cups wide no-yolk noodles
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 136 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Return noodles to pan. Add the basil, butter, lemon juice, salt and lemon and orange peels. Toss to coat, adding reserved cooking liquid if needed to moisten noodles. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Seed Citrus Noodles in Light & Tasty October/November 2004, p27

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cpitt2 User ID: 673676 129489
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2010

"We always add diced cooked chicken to this. It is one of our favorites, and an easy go-to for a quick meal."

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