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Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

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

YIELD 6-8 servings


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


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

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1:32AM PST on Feb 23, 2015

Thanks for sharing

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.

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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!

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