Thai-Style Warm Noodle Salad


Thai-Style Warm Noodle Salad

Thai-Style Warm Noodle Salad

Prep and Cook Time 12 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 carrot, shredded

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, blend peanut butter, soy sauce and red pepper flakes in serving bowl until smooth.
  3. Drain pasta, reserving 5 tablespoons water. Mix hot pasta water with peanut butter mixture until smooth; toss pasta with sauce. Stir in green onions and carrot. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

This salad is as versatile as it is easy to make. It can be prepared a day ahead and served warm or cold–perfect for potlucks, picnics and even lunch boxes. You can also make it into a heartier meal by mixing in any leftover chicken or beef.

Nutritional Information

Calories 378
Total Fat 18 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 16 g
Sodium 1213 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Vegetable 2
Meat 1
Fat 3

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