Asian Inspired Peanut Noodles

Linda Dalton

By
@Stripey

This is a go-to recipe for me when I'm hungry and short on time. Plus it can even be a main dish or appetizer for company.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

4 oz
linguini, uncooked
1
red bell pepper thinly sliced
3 oz
snow peas
1/2 c
scallion sliced 1/4 inch

PEANUT DRESSING

3 clove
garlic minced
2 tsp
fresh ginger minced
1/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/4 c
rice wine vinegar
1/4 c
low sodium soy sauce
1 Tbsp
toasted sesame oil
1 tsp
sugar

GARNISH

2 Tbsp
chopped peanuts (i like dry roasted)
1/3 c
cilantro leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to package directions. About one minute before pasta is scheduled to be done add snow peas. Cook another minute. Drain pasta and peas and rinse with cold water. Add red pepper and scallions to cooled pasta mixture.
2
In separate bowl add all ingredients for the dressing. Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour over pasta mixture. Toss and place pasta mixture in soup bowls or lettuce leaves for a lighter fare. Garnish with peanuts and cilantro.
3
This dish tastes like the real thing! Just like you'd get at an Asian restaurant. To stretch the dish, add bean sprouts. You won't be disappointed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Asian