nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • Calories: 234
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Total Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33 g
  • Sodium: 270 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
Vegan

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

For milder noodles, start with 1 tsp. chile paste. If you want more spice, add a dab at a time, tasting as you go.
  • 8 oz. linguine
  • ⅓ cup low-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 ½ Tbs. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 to 2 tsp. chile paste with garlic
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 1 medium-size red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • ¾ cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 3 green onions, sliced diagonally into ¼-inch pieces (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 4 lime wedges, optional

1. Cook linguine according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, combine peanut butter, 1/4 cup water, soy sauce, vinegar, chile paste and sugar in large bowl; whisk until blended. If sauce seems too thick, thin it with a little water; it should have the consistency of cream.

3. Add linguine, bell pepper, cucumber and green onions, and toss well. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

April 2006

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comments

Perfect! Thank you!

Rachel F - 2012-10-05 20:10:39

I got this recipe in a solicitation to subscribe to VT. Finally! Don't hafta get it from the library anymore!! I made this tonight and my husband, who's like me been veg since 11/10, actually complimented me on it. This is rare, though I cook something new nearly every day. Thanks VT!!

Pat F. - 2012-04-22 01:08:37

This is an excellent recipe - quick and easy. Great in the summertime because you don't have to cook the veggies. I agree with the previous reviewer that it's great with whole wheat pasta.

Jess - 2010-06-29 13:14:13

This is a super easy recipe and it is AWESOME! Use whole wheat pasta even better. Had it twice in one week, YUM!

Nicole - 2010-01-16 14:10:43

This is now my go-to peanut sauce recipe. I've made ones that have many more ingredients and I always return to this one.

Jen - 2011-03-02 21:59:11