Asian Noodle Bowl with Spicy Almond Sauce

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Asian Noodle Bowl with Spicy Almond Sauce
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 pound whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1/2 head broccoli (about 3/4 pound), tops cut into flowerets, stems peeled and sliced thinly
  • 2 cups (about 4 ounces) of snow peas, trimmed
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted almond butter
  • 1/4 cup of reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili-garlic sauce, such as Sriracha
  • 1 scallion, green part only (about 3 tablespoons)

Preparation

Preparation

1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

2 Toast the almonds in a dry skillet over a medium-heat heat, stirring frequently, until they are golden, about 3 minutes

3 Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.

4 Three minutes before the pasta is ready add the broccoli to the pasta pot.

5  One minute before it is ready add the snow peas and red peppers to the pot.

6 While the pasta is cooking, make the sauce.

7  Place the almond butter, soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, chili-garlic sauce and three tablespoon of boiling water (from the pasta pot) into a large bowl and whisk until smooth.

8 Drain the noodles and vegetables, return them to the pasta pot, add the sauce and toss to coat. Serve garnished with the toasted almonds and scallion greens.

Source: Almond Board of California