Kumara Sesame Noodle Salad
20th March 2018

Kumara Sesame Noodle Salad

By Sarah Tuck Photography by Sarah Tuck

A versatile and speedy salad, this flavoursome kumara dish is a tasty addition to any BYO summer barbie.


Serves 8
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  • 3 medium orange kumara, roughly chopped into 3–4cm pieces
  • 1 red pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 red onions, halved and cut wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 270 grams udon noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped roasted peanuts (reserve 2 tablespoons to garnish)
  • 11⁄3 cups picked coriander leaves (reserve 1⁄4 cup to garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds


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  • 1. Preheat the oven to 180 ̊C and put the kumara in a roasting dish with the red pepper and onion.
  • 2. Whisk the oils, honey and soy and drizzle over the vegetables. Bake 20–25 minutes until cooked through. Turn once during cooking.
  • 3. Cool to room temperature, then toss with the cooked soba noodles, peanuts and coriander, and serve sprinkled with reserved nuts, coriander, and sesame seeds.
  • 4. Can be prepared up to 3 hours beforehand, reserving garnish until ready to serve.

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