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Asian-Style Pasta

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 1 min
Yield 1 serving (serving size: 1 cup pasta and 3 tablespoons sauce)
Add Asian flair to plain pasta with creamy peanut butter, crisp snow peas, and peppery ginger.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup hot cooked BASIC PASTA
  • 1/4 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped snow peas
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 471
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 13 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 4.3 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 18.5 g
  • carbohydrate 72.2 g
  • fiber 5.6 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 4.4 mg
  • sodium 667 mg
  • calcium 53 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine peanut butter and water in a small microwave-safe dish. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds. Add soy sauce, ginger, and red pepper; stir until smooth. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Combine hot cooked pasta, sauce, carrots, and snow peas; toss well. Top with green onions.

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