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Sesame noodles

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Serves
Serves:
6
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/6 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

About 5 ounces dried spaghetti (3 cups cooked)
2 teaspoons warm water
3 tablespoons peanut butter
2 teaspoons sesame oil or vegetable oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Tabasco to taste
2 tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup chopped scallions (green onions)
1 carrot, grated or julienned (cut in long strips)
1 1/2 cups broccoli florets, blanched
Optional: 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Optional: 1 clove garlic, minced
 

Directions

Directions

  1. If your spaghetti is not already cooked, cook according to package instructions.
  2. In a large bowl, mix warm water with peanut butter until light and creamy.
  3. Add sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, and Tabasco. Blend.
  4. Add spaghetti, tomatoes, scallions, carrot, broccoli, and sesame seeds and garlic if using.
  5. Toss to coat everything with the sauce and serve.
     
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • If desired, serve the noodles with chopped peanuts, chopped cilantro, and sliced limes.
  • This dish tastes great warm or cold.
  • To add more protein to this dish, top it with cooked, chopped chicken or turkey, chopped tofu, or chopped hard-boiled egg.
  • You can use other noodles you might have on hand udon, rice, soba, etc. 
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 6
Amount per serving
Calories
202
Total Fat
6.5 g
Saturated Fat
1.2 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
229 mg
Total Carbohydrates
29.6 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Total Sugar
3.8 g
Protein
7.8 g
Allergens:
Peanuts
Soy
Wheat
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Time to make
Time to make:
20 minutes preparation; 20 minutes cook time (cooking spaghetti)
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff
Category
Category:
Main Dishes
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Vegetarian
Whole Grains

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