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Sesame Noodles with Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale

Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4


  • 6 oz whole wheat thin spaghetti noodles cooked per instructions
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp pure sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot chile sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot water
  • 2 tbsp canola oil divided
  • 8 oz shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cups of kale chopped
  • Sesame seeds to taste


  • Prepare the spaghetti noodles per instructions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, Whisk together the soy sauce, sugar, garlic, vinegar, sesame oil, chile sauce, 1 tablespoon + 1 1/2 teaspoons of vegetable oil and water in a bowl. Taste and re-season if desired. Set aside.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the last 1 1/2 teaspoons of vegetable oil then add the shitake mushrooms and chopped kale. Cook, stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes. Add the soy sauce mixture and the cooked and drained pasta. Mix the noodles with the sauce until evenly coated. Place in a serving bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Enjoy.