Peanut Butter Spaghetti

Peanut butter for dinner! This Asian-inspired noodle dish is high in protein and healthy fats. Kids just can’t get enough of it. The leftover sauce makes a tasty dipping sauce for chicken or veggie sticks.

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Peanut Butter Spaghetti

This Asian-inspired noodle dish is high in protein and healthy fats. 
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 cups
Diet Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces dry spaghetti
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Shredded carrots and thinly sliced cucumber for serving

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, reserving 1⁄4 cup of the cooking liquid.
  • While the pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce.
  • Add garlic to food processor and pulse to finely chop.
  • Add peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, canola and sesame oils; pulse until smooth.
  • With the machine running, add reserved cooking liquid through the feed tube.
  • Toss 1⁄2 cup of prepared sauce with cooked pasta.
  • Serve with carrots and cucumbers on top or on the side.

Notes

Excerpted from First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers by Dana Angelo White. © 2015 by Dana Angelo White. A Perigee Book, Penguin Group USA, A Penguin Random House Company.

Nutrition

Calories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 8gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 230mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gCalcium: 13mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword pad thai, peanut butter noodles
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