Peanut Noodles

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

This recipe is so easy to whip up and if your kids are fans of peanut butter, then they'll surely like this quick and easy pasta dish.


Peanut Noodles
8 oz. thin spaghetti noodles
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 head broccoli, chopped into florets
1 carrot, chopped
8 oz. firm tofu, drained and cubed
2 Tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp ginger powder
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup hot water
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp granulated sugar
red pepper flakes to garnish (if desired)


  1. Bring water to a boil and prepare spaghetti noodles as directed on package. Steam vegetables in basket placed over the boiling water as the pasta cooks. Drain pasta and combine with steamed vegetables in pasta pot.
  2. In a medium saute pan, saute tofu over medium-low heat for about 7 minutes in 2 Tbsp sesame oil. Add green onions and saute until tender.
  3. Add ginger, cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in peanut butter, soy sauce, water, vinegar, and sugar. Stir over heat until ingredients blend into a sauce.
  5. Remove from heat and stir into noodles and steamed vegetables. Serve. May garnish with red pepper flakes if desired.
Notes: 
Recipe can be doubled if feeding a larger group.

This recipe tastes great served cold the next day.

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