Crunchy Cucumber Pasta with and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Crunchy Cucumber Pasta with and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Crunchy Cucumber Pasta with and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Crunchy Cucumber Pasta with and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Using whole wheat pasta adds to the nutritional value of this refreshing and colorful dish. Serve it with a rich, vegetable bean soup for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 20 ounces whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut diagonally into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 cup red peppers, thinly sliced and 1 inch in length
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. n a blender combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar and hot water until smooth. In a pot of boiling salted water, boil the pasta until just tender; transfer to colander and rinse briefly under cold water. Drain the pasta noodles well.
  2. In a large bowl toss the noodles with the peanut sauce, cucumbers, scallions, and red peppers. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.
  3. Makes 8 servings
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