Go Back
+ servings
Marinated summer vegetables over soba noodles with chopsticks on top of a bamboo placemat

Marinated Summer Vegetables over Soba Noodles

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
This marinated summer vegetables over soba noodles is the perfect way to use that incredible bounty of summer veggies. The Loon and I just love summer veggies, and mixed in with Asian flavors, wow!! Easy and delicious!
Print Recipe


  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/2 cup of sunflower or safflower (or vegetable) oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 cup tamari sauce or good quality soy
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 zucchini stem, ends removed, sliced lengthwise, 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 eggplants stem removed, sliced lengthwise, 1/4-inch thick - seeds removed
  • 2 to matoes seeded, sliced into 1/4-inch thick pieces
  • 1 red onion sliced in half from stem to root end, then cut into 1/4-inch slivers.
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and membranes removed, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon more of sunflower or saffron oil
  • 1 lb of soba noodles cooked with 1 tablespoon of the sunflower (or saffron, or vegetable) oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds toasted in a dry pan until lightly browned, just a couple minutes.
  • 2 tablespoons of chipped fresh cilantro leaves plus a bit more for garnish.


  • Whisk the first 5 ingredients in a large measuring cup.
  • Arrange the vegetables in a medium-sized roasting pan, or baking dish.
  • Pour marinade over the vegetables, reserving 2 tablespoons for drizzling over completed dish.
  • Allow veggies to marinate for at least 1 hour, up to 24 hours.
  • Remove veggies from marinade.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in saute pan.
  • Add veggies and saute for 5 minute until cooked (go a little longer, if you like them nice and caramelized)
  • Toss the veggies with the cooked soba noodles, toasted sesame seeds and cilantro.
  • Transfer to a serving platter.
  • Drizzle with reserved marinade.
  • Garnish with additional cilantro.
  • Serve nice and warm!
  • Enjoy!