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Rose Reisman's almond butter noodle salad recipe

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Almond butter noodle salad.

Rose Reisman

Almond butter noodle salad.

Almond butter has a milder flavour than peanut butter. This is a great salad that can be a side dish or a main course with the addition of cooked chicken, meat or fish. Serves four.

Ready in
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes

Directions

1. Cook spaghetti until firm to the bite, according to package directions. Drain.

2. Add bell pepper, carrot, water chestnuts, green onion and cilantro to spaghetti.

3. Dressing: Combine all ingredients with a whisk until smooth. Pour over pasta, mix well and garnish with sesame seeds. Dressing: Combine all ingredients with a whisk until smooth. Pour over pasta, mix well and garnish with sesame seeds.

Ingredients

• 8 oz spaghetti
• 1/2 large red bell pepper, sliced thinly
• 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
• 1/2 cup sliced canned and drained water chestnuts
• 1/3 cup diced green onion
• 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or basil

Dressing

• 1/3 cup almond or peanut butter
• 3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
• 3 Tbsp light soy sauce
• 2 Tbsp water
• 1 Tbsp lemon juice
• 1 Tbsp honey
• 2 tsp sesame oil
• 2 tsp minced ginger
• 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition per serving (recipe serves 4)

• Calories 290
• Protein 10g
• Carbohydrates 40g
• Fibre 5g
• Total fat 11g
• Saturated fat 2g
• Cholesterol 0mg
• Sodium 660mg

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