Peanut Noodles
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories443Total Fat28 gSaturated Fat4 gSodium642 mgTotal Carbohydrate44 gDietary Fiber5 gProtein8.5 g
Servings and Times
Servings2
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresChinese egg noodles (such as lo mein or chow mein)4 ouncesOlive oil2 teaspoonsSmall onion, chopped½Red bell pepper, chopped1Small zucchini, chopped1Unsalted peanuts, chopped2 tablespoonsPeanut sauce1 tablespoonRice wine vinegar1 tablespoonDried chili, seeded and finely chopped (optional)1Salt¼ teaspoonGarlic clove, minced1Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Directions
  • Cook the noodles according to package directions, but omit fat and salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a wok or large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add garlic and onion, and cook for 3 minutes, until tender.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add pepper and zucchini, and cook for another 8-12 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add peanuts and cook for another minute.
  • Whisk together peanut sauce, vinegar, chili, salt, and pepper.
  • Toss noodles, vegetables, and dressing together in a large bowl and serve.



  • Exchanges
    3.5 fats; 2.5 vegetables; 2.5 starches

    Side Suggestions: Asian Slaw
    Mix 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, and ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper together in the bottom of a medium bowl. Toss 1 cup finely chopped red cabbage, ½ cup thin strips of peeled carrot, and ½ cup thinly sliced snow peas with dressing and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 65 calories; 10 g carbohydrate; 1.5 g protein; 2.5 g fat (0 g sat); 2.5 g fiber; 17 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 0.5 fat.




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