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Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

  • July 31, 2014
  • 7:00 am
Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings

Ingredients

1 pound (1 16-ounce box) brown rice fusilli pasta (or favorite noodles)
1 inch fresh ginger root, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup sesame oil
1/4 cup roasted peanuts to garnish
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce (or nama shoyu)
3 tablespoons peanut butter, organic if possible
1 cup red bell peppers, thinly sliced
2 stalks of fresh green chives, chopped

Instructions

1. Boil the pasta according to package directions, which will vary if you’re using gluten-free pasta or whole-wheat pasta. Set aside to cool.

2. Mix sesame oil, peanut butter, and soy sauce in a small bowl, and then toss with pasta.

3. Toss remaining ingredients with pasta. Enjoy at room temperature, cold, or warm.

Recipe and photography by McKel Hill. This recipe originally appeared as Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad from Relish.com.

For more Asian recipes on relish.com, check out the following:

Paleo Asian Cauliflower Fried ‘Rice’

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Carrot Avocado Salad


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3:42AM PDT on Oct 15, 2014

Oh - this sounds good enough to eat (LOL)!!
I copied it and put in my recipe file. I need to go shopping for some brown rice fusilli pasta, and the ginger root.

8:35AM PDT on Aug 12, 2014

Thanks

5:15AM PDT on Aug 6, 2014

Thanks for sharing

5:14AM PDT on Aug 6, 2014

Noted thanks

3:35AM PDT on Aug 6, 2014

Mmmmm, sounds yummy, thanks for the recipe!

1:14PM PDT on Aug 5, 2014

Thanks

11:11PM PDT on Aug 2, 2014

thanks

11:00AM PDT on Aug 2, 2014

thanks

5:42AM PDT on Aug 2, 2014



5:41AM PDT on Aug 2, 2014

Thanks.

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