Natto Pasta Scented with Yuzu Pepper

Natto Pasta Scented with Yuzu Pepper

An easy pasta for lunch or a late night snack that doesn't require a frying pan!! I'll show you how to make a delicious natto pasta with the spiciness of yuzu pepper.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pasta of your choice
200 to 250 g
Natto (fermented soy beans)
1 pack
Yuzu pepper paste
1 tablespoon
Green onions (finely chopped)
To taste
2 tablespoons plus
20 g
Instant pickle powder
To taste
To taste
Vegetables of your choice such as cabbage or Chinese cabbage (optional)
To taste


1. Boil the pasta in plenty of salted water, following package instructions.
2. While the pasta cooks, finely chop the green onion. Mix the natto together with the sauce that comes with it and the yuzu pepper paste.
3. Put a little bit of the instant pickle powder, 10 g of butter, 1 tablespoon of mentsuyu sauce and a little bit of the pasta cooking water in each serving plate.
4. Drain the cooked pasta, distribute onto the serving plates and mix well.
5. Top with the natto and green onion. If the flavor is lacking add a little mentsuyu sauce, plus some sesame seeds. Enjoy!

Story Behind this Recipe

I combined two of my favorites, natto and yuzu pepper. I didn't want to use the frying pan so I thought up this easy pasta that just needs to be mixed.