Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

Asian Sesame Pasta Salad Recipe
McKel Hill
  • Yield: 6-8 servings


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


  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.

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