Sesame Noodles with Snow Peas and Peppers

These are the most delicious noodles to whip up in a just a few minutes!


Coarse salt
1 pound spaghetti
8 ounces snow peas, thinly sliced lengthwise
1 red, yellow and orange bell pepper cut into long strips (you can use only 1 pepper if you prefer)
3/4 cup smooth peanut butter (like Skippy or Jiff)
2 cloves garlic, smashed
1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed (optional)
1/4 cup soy sauce (I use low sodium)
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup warm water
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil


In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta al dente, according to the package instructions. Drain, and rinse with cold water. in a large bowl, combine with snow peas and peppers; set aside.
2. In a blender, combine peanut butter, garlic, jalapeno, soy sauce, rice vinegar, water, sesame oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; puree until smooth. Pour over reserved pasta; toss to coat. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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