Vegetarian Peanut Pasta Recipe

Submitted by: Cristina Cook
A variation on pad thai except low fat and healthier.

Serves: 4

Preparation time:
Cooking time:

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: main · pasta · vegetarian · thai · peanut · pad ·

Ingredients

1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter -- plus 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup water -- plus 1 1/2 tablespoons
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper -- or to taste
8 ounces spaghetti -- uncooked
10 ounces fresh snow peas -- trimmed
1 large carrot -- shredded

Method

Combine first 6 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to boil, stirring often. Remove from heat and set sauce aside.

While sauce cooks, cook pasta according to directions, omitting salt and fat;
add snow peas to pasta the last 3 minutes of cooking time.

Drain and place in a large serving bowl. Add carrots and sauce, tossing to coat.
6 Points Per Serving

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