Crunchy Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter

1
Betty Graves

By
@ILUVSPICES

My son is a vegetarian and it is something else trying to come up with recipes he would like. Barefoot Contessa had this recipe on her site and I thought I would give it a try. My son request this recipe now when he comes to visit. The peanut butter in this gives it a wonderful flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 people
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    thin spaghetti
  • 1 small
    can of peas
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (be careful because of the salt in the soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1
    red bell pepper, cored and seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 4
    green onions with green parts diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 c
    diced tomatoes
  • ·
    note: use salted peanuts on top if desired
  • ·
    also add 1 garlic clove minced (it called for two but i didn't use 2) and it was good.
  • ·
    also add 1/2 tsp. ginger. it called for one tsp. but i only used 1/2 and liked it better.

How to Make Crunchy Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the spaghetti and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. For the Dressing:
    whisk together the vegetable oil, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, garlic, ginger, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, peanut butter,salt to taste, and the pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine the spaghetti, peppers and scallions diced tomatoes in a large bowl. Pour the dressing over the spaghetti mixture. Add the scallions and the parsley and mix again.
  4. Top with peanuts if desired. This is such a great recipe for our vegetarians.

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About Crunchy Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #spaghetti



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