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Sesame Noodles

Sesame Noodles Heart Healthy Recipe

Serves: 8

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  Calories:
344
  Fat:
12 g
  Protein:
12 g
  Carbohydrate:   
51 g
  Sodium:
399 mg
  Fiber:
10 g 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar or lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided (optional)
  • 4 cups snow peas, trimmed and sliced on the bias
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds
Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook spaghetti until just tender, 9 to 11 minutes or according to package directions.
  2. Drain; rinse under cold water.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk soy sauce, sesame oil, canola oil, vinegar (or lime juice), crushed red pepper, 1/4 cup scallions and 2 tablespoons cilantro (if using).
  4. Add noodles, snow peas and bell pepper; toss to coat.
  5. To serve, mix in sesame seeds and garnish with the remaining scallions and cilantro.

Cook's Tip

To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 2 up to 2 hours in advance.

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