Rating: 4.5 stars
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Nuts and seeds are a good source of protein and healthful fats. This meatless main dish incorporates sesame seeds in two forms: tahini (sesame seed paste) in the sauce and toasted seeds as a garnish.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2007

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare sauce, combine tahini and next 9 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.

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  • To prepare noodles, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water 5 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add broccoli to pan, and cook 1 minute. Add carrots to pan; cook 1 minute. Drain; place in a large bowl. Sprinkle with onions and remaining ingredients. Drizzle with sauce; toss well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

401 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 13.7g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4.9g; poly fat 5.9g; protein 14.9g; carbohydrates 62.7g; fiber 13.6g; iron 4.1mg; sodium 798mg; calcium 119mg.
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