Toasted Sesame Noodles {Under 15 Minutes, Grain-Free/Paleo Option}

These Toasted Sesame Noodles are a flavor explosion of nutty, buttery, rich goodness! And they are so very, very addictive! The toasted sesame seeds are the highlight of this dish with a deep, nutty, and complex flavor, and the noodles are saturated with a buttery, yet light, sauce making an amazing flavor combination. Best of all the dish is crazy simple and quick to make. It just takes a few simple ingredients and 15 minutes or less! There is a recipe adaption for every diet including traditional, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, pegan and vegan! Everyone can partake in noodle joy!!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 cups


  • 3 cups of noodles or zoodles spiralizer for zoodles
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons broth veggie or chicken
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut aminos or tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons almond butter or peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon green onion chopped for garnish


  1. Spiralize your zucchini to make your zoodles and set aside, making about 3 cups. Or boil your gluten-free noodles according to the box’s direction.
  2. Over medium-high heat, dry roast the sesame seeds until golden. (Alternatively you can add 1/4 t of butter, ghee, or oil of choice to add a bit more flavor to them.)
  3. In a saucepan over medium-high heat combine the sesame oil, broth, tamari, rice vinegar, sriracha, almond butter, and coconut sugar. Mix thoroughly and let simmer for 30 seconds. (If using toasted sesame oil add it at the end once you remove the sauce from the heat.)
  4. Toss the noodles with the sauce, plate and garnish with fresh green onions and toasted sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Toasted Sesame Noodles {Under 15 Minutes, Grain-Free/Paleo Option}
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.