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Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce

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Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce | Hurry The Food Up
Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce | Hurry The Food Up
Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce | Hurry The Food Up
Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Sauce
4.80 from 5 votes
Cuisine:Asian, Vegan
Diet: dairy-free, egg-free, vegan
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes
Total Time:20 minutes
Servings:2 people
Calories:521kcal

Ingredients

Tofu

Pasta & Salad

  • 2.5 oz wholegrain pasta
  • 5 oz salad mix (lettuce, red cabbage, purple kale, carrot all go great)
  • 1 tbsp peanuts (roasted)

Dressing

Optional

  • a few sprigs cilantro/coriander, fresh (for garnish)
  • 1 lime (for garnish)

Instructions

  • Chop the tofu into small cubes, then fry for 15 minutes on medium heat with olive oil until crispy.
    7 oz firm tofu, 1 tsp olive oil
  • Get the pasta cooking away.
    2.5 oz wholegrain pasta
  • Rinse, then add the salad mix into a large bowl. Finely dice the ginger.
    5 oz salad mix, ½ inch ginger, fresh
  • Mix the peanut butter, soy sauce, maple syrup, vinegar and ginger together well in a small bowl.
    3 tbsp peanut butter, 3 tbsp soy sauce, 3 tbsp maple syrup, 3 tbsp vinegar, ½ inch ginger, fresh
    Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce | Hurry The Food Up
  • Add a couple of tbsp water to thin the sauce (just a little!) and stir well.
    3 tbsp water
  • Roughly chop the peanuts. Bonus task: roast them on medium heat until lightly brown. No oil necessary!
    1 tbsp peanuts
  • Drain the pasta and throw in with salad.
  • Add the sauce, mix up and voilà! Serve with lime and coriander/cilantro, season with a bit of salt.
    1 lime, a few sprigs cilantro/coriander, fresh
    Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Butter Sauce | Hurry The Food Up

NOTES

Make-ahead? Yes, prep the night before!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Refreshing Pasta in Peanut Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
521
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
22
g
34
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Sodium
 
1544
mg
67
%
Potassium
 
536
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
63
g
21
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
22
g
24
%
Protein
 
25
g
50
%
Vitamin A
 
822
IU
16
%
Vitamin C
 
26
mg
32
%
Calcium
 
216
mg
22
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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