Peanut Noodles

21 Nov

1-peanutnoodlesIn my never ending quest to make time for everything and balance it all, I am sharing another quick, yet yummy recipe that doesn’t take very long to prepare. I made peanut noddles and veggies last night and really enjoyed it! You can see more recipes using peanut noodles here.

Peanut Noodles & Veggies
Peanut sauce:
1/4 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp rice vinegar or lime
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp Sriracha
water as necessary

Noodles & Veggies:
8 oz package soba noodles (or regular pasta noodles, I used whole grain noodles)
Red peppers
Scallion
Eggplant
Shiitake mushrooms
Sesame seeds
Crushed peanuts

Directions
1. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for your peanut sauce.

2. Cook noodles until al dente.

3. Heat skillet to medium; add a little oil. Add the mushrooms and eggplant, and let cook for a few minutes until mushrooms become soft. Add the red pepper and scallions, and cook for a few minutes more. Add a splash of soy sauce if you wish.

4. Toss noodles with the peanut sauce, veggies, and top with sesame seeds and crushed peanuts.

(Photo by Jeanine Donofrio, recipe and instructions  via Refinery 29.)

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