This tasty dish is quick to make and a hit with kids. The sauce can be whipped up while the pasta cooks. Add a little extra chili if your family or guests enjoy hotter dishes.
Leftover Peanut Butter Pasta heats up easily in the microwave - if you end up with any leftovers after your family tastes this peanut butter sauce.
Alternative ideas include serving the same peanut butter sauce over rice or fresh steamed veggies.
Peanut Butter Pasta is even better when you serve some steamed broccoli or carrots on the side. Remember to put a basket of warmed up whole wheat dinner buns on the table for a complete meal.
Things You Will Need
- 1 bag of uncooked macaroni or spiral pasta
- 2/3 of a cup Peanut Butter
- 3/4 Cup hot Water from Tap
- 4 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
- 2 Tablespoons Vinegar
- 1 Green Onion, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon Honey
- 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
- 1/2 Teaspoon Chili Powder
- 1 1/2 Cups of Green Peas, room temperature
Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and set the pasta aside in a large mixing or serving bowl.
Combine all the ingredients (except the pasta and the peas) together in a food processor or a blender. Blend until smooth.
Add the peas to the pasta. Pour the peanut sauce into the bowl with the pasta and peas. Stir throughly and serve hot.
Clean up the dishes. This will not be hard because there is just a pot, serving bowl and a blender to clean.
Adapted from Vegetarian Times Low-Fat & Fast: 150 Easy Meatless Recipes
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