This cold sesame noodles and zoodles recipe is perfect to make in a heatwave! This vegan, no-oven meal comes together in just 15 minutes.
When there’s a heatwave, the last thing you want to do is cook or eat something hot. Quick recipes that don’t require an oven are the way to go when it’s pushing 100 degrees outside.
For those times when it’s hot but you don’t feel like a salad, this sesame noodles and zoodles recipe is a perfect choice! It’s light, refreshing, and deliciously flavorful.
Why You’ll Love This Cold Sesame Noodles and Zoodles Recipe
Easy to make. This recipe requires minimal cooking, chopping, or prep time. Just combine ingredients in a bowl and toss with sesame dressing!
Healthier than takeout. Half the noodles in this recipe are replaced with zucchini noodles, making a lighter, veggie-packed meal. The homemade sesame dressing contains no refined sugar and less sodium than standard recipes.
Refreshing and flavorful. These sesame noodles and zoodles are served cold, so they are perfect when the weather is hot.
Easily customizable. These noodles are absolutely delicious on their own, but also make a wonderful side dish. Feel free to add your favorite protein like shrimp or tofu, or experiment with different vegetable add-ins!