Pasta and Peanut Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy pasta and peanut salad recipe? Learn how to make pasta and peanut salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sabrequeen1218

Makes 12 servings



pasta salad with peanut butter dressing and lots of fresh veggies. From Jane Brody's Good Food book.

Recipe Ingredients for pasta and peanut salad

1/2 c smooth peanut butter (natural)
2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp hot water
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp turmeric
1 lb penne pasta
1 salt, if desired
1 tbsp oil
1/2 lb green beans, blanched and cut into 1/2 in pieces
2 large carrots, halved lengthwise and sliced thin crosswise
2 cucumbers,quartered lengthwise, seeded, and sliced thin crosswise
8 scallions, with green tops, sliced into 1/4 in pieces

Recipe Directions for pasta and peanut salad

  1. Cook pasta (with salt and oil added to the water) and rinse in cold water. Toss with vegetables.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients (peanut butter through turmeric) in a small bowl.

  3. When ready to serve, toss salad and dressing, and if desired, sprinkle peanuts over salad.

Categories

Pasta, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 147.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
206
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
137mg
6%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
8.1g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
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