Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

  • Yield 6-8 servings

This creative pasta salad is rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fats.

Asian Sesame Pasta Salad Recipe
McKel Hill

Ingredients

1 pound (1 16-ounce box) brown rice fusilli pasta (or favorite noodles)
1 inch fresh ginger root, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup sesame oil
1/4 cup roasted peanuts to garnish
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce (or nama shoyu)
3 tablespoons peanut butter, organic if possible
1 cup red bell peppers, thinly sliced
2 stalks of fresh green chives, chopped

Instructions

  1. Boil the pasta according to package directions, which will vary if you’re using gluten-free pasta or whole-wheat pasta. Set aside to cool.
  2. Mix sesame oil, peanut butter, and soy sauce in a small bowl, and then toss with pasta.
  3. Toss remaining ingredients with pasta. Enjoy at room temperature, cold, or warm.

See more Healthy Pasta Salads from McKel Hill and visit her at Nutrition Stripped.

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