Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce

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SERVING SIZE:  1 cup
SERVINGS:  8
PREPARATION TIME:  5 minutesSmall Asian Noodles
COOK TIME:  15-20 minutes

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Colander
Large pot
Measuring cups and spoons
Large bowl
Microwave-safe bowl
Can opener

Nutrition Label Asian Noodles.jpgINGREDIENTS:
1         16 ounce package whole wheat pasta (rotini works best)
1/4    cup peanut butter
1/3    cup warm water
1/4    cup low-sodium soy sauce
2        Tablespoons cider vinegar
4        teaspoons sugar
1        2 ½ pound bag frozen vegetables (broccoli, peas, peppers, onion, etc.)
2        teaspoons red pepper flakes
Optional: 1 can chicken or 2 cups diced chicken 

DIRECTIONS:
1.      Cook pasta using directions on package.
2.      While the pasta cooks prepare the sauce and vegetables.
3.      In a medium bowl, combine peanut butter, warm water, soy sauce, vinegar,
and sugar. Mix until sugar dissolves.
4.      In a microwave-safe bowl, add thawed frozen vegetables and ½ cup water.
Steam in microwave for 3-5 minutes until hot.
5.       Drain off excess water.
6.       Pour peanut sauce and steamed veggies over cooked drained pasta in a
large bowl.
7.       Toss and serve either warm or cold.

Recipe submitted by Mount Mary University Dietetics Department

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