1/2 cup tahini (sesame paste)
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 cup water
In a blender or small food processor, blend until smooth. Pour into a small pot. Heat through and keep warm.
In a small amount of olive oil, sauté:
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1 large carrot, grated
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
Cook 8 oz soba noodles according to the package directions. Drain well.
Combine noodles, sauce, & vegetables. Toss with 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds.