Warm Peanut and Sesame Noodles

Quentin Bacon
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)


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2 tablespoons canola oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup boiling water
6 ounces thin, whole-wheat spaghetti
1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Heat canola oil in a skillet over low heat. Add minced garlic; cook just until fragrant, being sure not to brown. Add dark sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, creamy peanut butter, and boiling water, stirring constantly until thick, smooth, and hot. Cook spaghetti according to the package directions. Toss pasta and sauce together; top with scallions and crushed red pepper. Serve immediately.

Created date

August 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 297
Fat 14 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 8 g
Polyfat 4 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Calcium 32 mg