Warm Peanut & Sesame Noodles

Makes 4 servings

  • 2 Tbs canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 3 Tbs peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 6 ounces dry whole wheat spaghettini or vermicelli
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Cook pasta according to your package directions, drain and set aside, keeping warm.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan on medium low heat and then add the minced garlic.  Saute till the garlic is fragrant, but do not let it brown.
  3. Add the sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, peanut butter and boiling water to the garlic, and stir well.  Cook, stirring continually until the mixture is smooth and thick and hot.
  4. Remove from heat.  Toss the cooked pasta with the sauce.
  5. Divide and serve on 4 plates.
  6. Top with the green onions and crushed red pepper.
  7. Serve immediately.