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Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce

A plate with asian noodles in peanut butter sauce.

Serving Size

Serves 8, 1 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package whole wheat pasta
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup warm water
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 bag frozen vegetables, such as broccoli or snow peas, thawed

Optional Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

Materials

  • Colander
  • Large pot
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Medium bowl
  • Microwave-safe bowl

Nutritional Information

Instructions

1. Cook pasta using package directions. Make sauce and veggies while pasta cooks.
2. In a medium bowl, combine peanut butter and warm water. Stir into a smooth, thin sauce.
3. Add soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Mix until sugar dissolves. If using, stir in red pepper flakes.
4. In a microwave-safe bowl, add thawed frozen veggies and ½ cup water. Steam in microwave for 3-5 minutes. Drain any excess water.
5. Pour peanut sauce and steamed veggies over cooked, drained pasta. Toss to combine. Serve warm or cold.

Chef's Notes

  • Top with sliced cooked chicken breast, firm tofu, or chopped peanuts if you like.
  • Top with any heated leftover veggies you like.
  • Add ½ teaspoon minced garlic or minced ginger to peanut sauce.
  • Try garnishing with rinsed and chopped green onions, cilantro or lime wedges.

Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce

A plate with asian noodles in peanut butter sauce.

Serving Size

Serves 8, 1 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package whole wheat pasta
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup warm water
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 bag frozen vegetables, such as broccoli or snow peas, thawed

Optional Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

Materials

  • Colander
  • Large pot
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Medium bowl
  • Microwave-safe bowl

Nutritional Information

Instructions

1. Cook pasta using package directions. Make sauce and veggies while pasta cooks.
2. In a medium bowl, combine peanut butter and warm water. Stir into a smooth, thin sauce.
3. Add soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Mix until sugar dissolves. If using, stir in red pepper flakes.
4. In a microwave-safe bowl, add thawed frozen veggies and ½ cup water. Steam in microwave for 3-5 minutes. Drain any excess water.
5. Pour peanut sauce and steamed veggies over cooked, drained pasta. Toss to combine. Serve warm or cold.

Chef's Notes

  • Top with sliced cooked chicken breast, firm tofu, or chopped peanuts if you like.
  • Top with any heated leftover veggies you like.
  • Add ½ teaspoon minced garlic or minced ginger to peanut sauce.
  • Try garnishing with rinsed and chopped green onions, cilantro or lime wedges.
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