Saturday, November 3, 2012

Bonne Maman Recipe Contest: Soba Noodles with Sweet & Spicy Golden Plum Mirabella Preserves

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serves 4-6


6 ounces soba noodles cooked per package directions and cooled
1 yellow pepper, thinly sliced
1 orange pepper, thinly sliced
2 scallions, thinly sliced

for the dressing
1/4 cup golden plum Mirabella Bonne Maman preserves
2 garlic cloves, finely minced or use a zester
1 teaspoon finely minced ginger
juice of 1-2 limes {depends on your preference}
1 red Thai chili, minced {take out the seeds first if you want less heat}
salt {you can also add a bit of soy sauce}

toasted sesame seeds
lime wedges

1. Combine cooled soba noodles with yellow and orange peppers and scallions.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the preserves with garlic, ginger, lime juice, Thai chili and salt.
Taste to add more lime juice or salt if necessary. This dressing has quite a kick to it: be ready!

3. Add the dressing to the noodles and combine.
4. To serve, top with toasted sesame seeds and a few lime wedges.

Now it's YOUR turn. If you'd like a chance to win a set of three preserves (Golden Plum, Strawberry and Fig)  you must vote on the pinterest contest {I will be able to check that you did this: no cheating!!!} and sign up for Bonne Maman’s mailing list at

Leave a comment telling me your favorite preserves flavor and that you did both of the things mentioned above! I will announce one winner on November 15th.

And the winner is LUCKY #7!
Bonne Maman will supply prize.

Disclaimer: Bonne Maman sponsored this post. All opinions are my own.