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Cold Sesame Noodles with Vegetables

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
  • Salt
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 scallions, white and light green parts, finely chopped
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Preparation


1. Puree peanut butter, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar and brown sugar in a blender until smooth. With blender running, pour in 1/4 cup hot water and blend until smooth.

2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook noodles until just tender, about 9 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water and drain again. Transfer to a large bowl; toss with sesame oil.

3. Toss scallions, cucumbers, carrots and sauce in bowl with noodles. Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds.


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  • Yield: Serves: 6 (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 260
Fat per serving: 9g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 10g
Carbohydrate per serving: 39g
Fiber per serving: 7g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 637mg
Calcium per serving: 61mg

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