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Warm Peanut and Sesame Noodles

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.