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Chilled Peanut-Noodle Salad with Avocado, Cucumber, and Sesame Seeds

When the main ingredients in a recipe are pantry staples like lower sodium peanut butter and whole-grain spaghetti, you can whip up this Asian recipe at a moment’s notice.

Ingredients

8 Servings

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Quick Tips

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Cooking Tip: For a different flavor, substitute other nut or seed butters, such as sunflower seed butter or almond butter, for the peanut butter.

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Keep it Healthy: When making pasta, try adding vegetables to the boiling water during the last few minutes of cooking time. It’s a quick way to bulk up a pasta meal with more veggies.

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-- Lightly spray the 1/2-cup measuring cup before adding the peanut butter. The cooking spray will help the peanut butter slide easily out of the cup.

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Tip: Make it Kid-Friendly: Kids can measure and stir together the ingredients for the peanut butter sauce. They can also stir it into the noodles and sprinkle the sesame seeds over the noodles.

Directions

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Nutrition Facts

Calories 348
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 144 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 13 g
Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 2 fat

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