Asian Vegetable Pasta
|Submitted By: Taste of Home|
| Region: Indian
|| Dish: Vegetarian - Breakfast/Tiffins/Snacks
4 quarts water
1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
3/4 cup julienned carrots
1/3 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, chopped
In a Dutch oven, bring the water to a boil. Add asparagus and pasta; cook for 3 minutes. Stir in carrots; cook for 1 minute or until pasta is tender. Drain and keep warm.
In a small saucepan, combine the peanut butter, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Pour over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts. Yield: 5 servings.
1 cup equals 358 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 472 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
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