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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Crunchy Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter

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




Show 13 Comments & Reviews

5 Unique Ways To Enjoy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

5 Unique Ways to Enjoy Macaroni and Cheese

Kitchen Crew

Who doesn't love macaroni and cheese? It's a casserole that puts a smile on everyone's face. But it doesn't just have to be cheese, mixed with pasta and baked in...

20 Easy Pasta Recipes To Use Up That Box Of Pasta

20 Easy Pasta Recipes to Use up That Box of Pasta

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Have a box of pasta sitting your cupboard just waiting to be cooked? These pasta recipes are your answer. Casseroles, mac and cheese, bakes and yummy flavored pasta dishes, these...

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Creamy, cheesy, yummy and crazy delicious comfort food to help you get through these cold winter days!