Sesame Noodles

Sesame NoodlesRecipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi

This Asian-inspired pasta salad features penne pasta and veggies coated in a homemade peanut sauce. 

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Peanut Sauce:
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural or old-fashioned)
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon sriracha
Noodle Salad:
3/4 cup whole-wheat penne
1/4 cup frozen edamame
1/4 cup small broccoli florets
1/4 cup snow peas
1/4 cup diced cucumber
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped radish
1/4 cup shredded carrots
2 scallions, sliced


Hands-on: 21 Minutes
Total: 31 Minutes

1. Make peanut sauce: Combine all ingredients in a medium pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring until sauce is thick, about 2 minutes. Let cool.

2. Make noodle salad: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until al dente, about 10 minutes, adding edamame for last 3 minutes and broccoli and snow peas for last minute. Drain; run under cold water. Transfer to a large bowl, shaking off excess water. Add remaining vegetables. Toss with 1/4 cup sauce.

Created date

August 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 522
Fat 20 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 22 g
Carbohydrate 69 g
Fiber 10 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 731 mg